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The Dow Jones Industrial Average Slides 700 Points as Coronavirus Fears Accelerate

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is off another 700 points Thursday as investors continue the rollercoaster in the markets.

Despite yesterday's 1,000-point gain, markets continue to monitor government reactions to coronavirus and the rising number of cases on the West Coast.

The death toll in the United States has reached 11, and the number of confirmed cases has topped 160.

This morning, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) announced plans to shut one of its Seattle offices after a contractor tested positive for coronavirus.