Report Coronavirus_2020.01.28 in Non Aviation Discussion Forum Posted February 3 Perhaps, Rich. Maybe the truth might lie this side of sensationalism as I'm not sure what's being sold - what the 'product' in terms of who directly benefits financially. "World conspiracy theories", though all the rage at the moment because they are without question designed & intended to create F.U.D., fear, uncertainty, doubt, but don't explain the phenomenon. The "abundance of caution" may be coming from the avoidance of blame . . .a genuine concern for previous patterns and responses as well as authorities in all countries managing the spread responsibly. The prospect of being trapped behind quarantine walls is another aspect as is the "management of information and perspective" by the Chinese government.