Health: “Swiss government bans all events over 1,000 people”

Source: Swiss government bans all events over 1,000 people – MarketWatch

Numerous tech industry conferences have been canceled in the U.S. already. Flights to and from Asia have been slashed or eliminated.

The modern world has no effective way to deal with a spreading virus except to shut down the entire economy – potentially destroying entire economic systems and causing additional harm to populations.