Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Despite public denials today, White House officials have privately weighed appointing a czar to oversee the administration’s response to the growing coronavirus outbreak. President Trump has privately expressed frustration with his Health…

If the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread in the US, it has the potential to disrupt the primaries and general election.  The virus could alter the candidates' plans to hold campaign rallies and conventions. State…

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The Bank of Canada knows something about “unusual shocks.” In 2003, David Dodge was in his second year as governor when the central bank confronted the SARS epidemic, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in…