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With COVID-19 now declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, and states of emergency declared around the globe, the photonics market is starting to feel the impacts of the virus — global supply chains are beginning to slow, and prominent trade shows are beginning to see widespread cancellations and dropouts amid concern about the viral disease.
The impact on the economy, according to Wayde Dazelle, a health economist and M.D. candidate at George Washington University, is varied but ultimately quite disruptive.
An illustration showing the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“There was some concern about whether or not the…