Businesses worldwide count cost of coronavirus outbreak

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From JCB in Britain to airlines in Middle East, virus fallout disrupts global supply chains

JCB, the British digger maker, has cut working hours and suspended overtime for 4,000 UK employees after the coronavirus outbreak prompted a shortage in parts coming from China.

Factory workers will work a 34-hour week until the disruption ends, although they will still be paid for a 39-hour week and will work them back later in the year.

Related: How coronavirus is affecting the global economy

The World Health Organization is recommending that people take simple precautions to reduce exposure to and transmission of the Wuhan coronavirus, for which there is no specific cure or vaccine.

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