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Flashback to SARS for Asia Equity Markets With New Virus

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Deadly Chinese Virus Spreads to U.S.

As investors look for guidance on how to tackle the emergence of a new virus from China, analysts suggest looking back to lessons learned from the aftermath of the 2003 SARS epidemic.

While the immediate impact of that outbreak was devastating in terms of the human cost, as well as on the economy and financial markets, in epicenters such as Hong Kong the rebound was almost immediate.