Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (April 2024)
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12M T-Bill Rate9.29%
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Wuhan coronavirus seems to have low fatality rate compared with other major virus

HealthJan 31, 2020
Wuhan coronavirus seems to have low fatality rate compared with other major virus
The Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) originating from Wuhan, China, has now spread to 26 countries and territories worldwide, with 9,937 confirmed cases and 213 deaths as of January 31, 2020. It has surpassed the SARS virus by the number of the confirmed cases, but there were 774 death cases were recorded from SARS. It is far ahead of the number of deaths due to Corona. The median age of cases detected outside of China is 45 years, ranging from 2 to 74 years. 71% of the cases were male.

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