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Tech Tuesday: Looking at how the coronavirus affects tech companies

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The coronavirus, or COVID-19, is installing fear in thousands around the U.S. as some of the first cases are being confirmed coast to coast.

But not only is it rocking people, it’s also hit the tech world.

Fears over the spread of the virus have sent financial markets into correction territory, down more than 10 percent.

In the tech industry, companies with direct exposure to China have been hit the hardest, with Apple being one of the first companies to warn investors that sales of their largest device, the iPhone, would be disrupted due to quarantines and precautions.

6 News digital trends reporter Melissa Brennan has more in the video above.

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