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The spread of the coronavirus will impact the global movement of tourists and students, with already strained links between China and the US set to be tested further.

Coronavirus has grounded flights, devastated worldwide travel and hammered air freight levels, leaving China’s aviation sector operating on a wing and a prayer.

Multinational companies are fleeing China at faster pace after the coronavirus outbreak validated exit strategies made during the US trade war.

Previously an idea on the fringes of the Trump administration, US-China decoupling is back on the agenda, bolstered by the coronavirus epidemic.