Coronavirus Cancellations And Questions; COVID-19 Impact On Local And Global Economies

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Cancellations and closures mount as efforts to contain the coronavirus ramp up across the country. In Cleveland, the Saint Patrick's Day Parade and the Cleveland International Film Festival have been canceled. The NBA season has been suspended.  And Governor DeWine says what once were suggestions about restricting fans at indoor sporting events will soon be an order.  Why such drastic measures?  Plus, the virus has also impacted the health of the national and global economies. Will the virus trigger a global recession? 

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Kevin Kleps, Assistant Editor, Sports Business, Crain's Cleveland Business
Karen Kasler, Statehouse News Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio/TV 
Marlene Harris-Taylor, Health Reporter/Producer, Ideastream 
Lisa Ryan, Health Reporter, Ideastream  
Anna Huntsman, Associate Producer, Ideastream  
Doug Petkovic, Owner, Flannery's 
Bill Kosteas, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Cleveland State University  
Ned Hill, Ph.D., Professor of Economic Development, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University  

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