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The IMF explains the economic lessons from China’s fight against coronavirus

Success in containing the virus comes at the price of slowing economic activity. Image: REUTERS/Aly Song

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China’s economic slowdown due to the coronavirus will be deeply felt. Image: Haver and IMF staff calculations

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