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As the global pandemic deepens and the human cost of COVID-19 rises, the novel coronavirus outbreak is sending shocks through the world economy. But across industries, companies can take action now to protect their employees and customers and minimize the economic damage.

Tracking the Global Impact of the Coronavirus Outbreak

The Situational Threat Report Index from Bain’s Macro Trends Group evaluates the outbreak’s effect on global business. The index currently stands at level 6 on a scale of 10, and businesses should activate first-level contingency procedures.

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