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Stay calm and drink wine

Increasingly, the British admonishment to stay calm and carry on is made more difficult as the coronavirus spreads around the globe. Not only is this beastly virus taking a toll on human life, but it is also wreaking havoc on commerce.

 As I write this column, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s No. 1 authority on infectious diseases, is advising things could get much worse if we are unable to contain local outbreaks within the U.S.