In 2003, when SARS caused by the coronavirus hit China, where citizens were rescued by home isolation. As a result, it has proven beneficial for some businesses. In China, social networks skyrocketed. Just like e-commerce. Richard Liu, who ran the electronics retail chain, stopped all his regular stores and created JD.com. The firm is now valued at $56 billion.
The newest coronavirus that stopped China this year has spurred another nascent industry: telemedicine. As hospitals refuse patients with other diseases and many Chinese stays at home or stay away from clinics, millions of people turn to the Internet for treatment and advice. The government constantly calls on them to do so.