The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, alleges negligence, among other claims. The complaint alleges Missouri seeks cash compensation due to possibly tens of billions of dollars in economic damages.
China accounts for over a third of global luxury consumption and the crisis has already cost Italy's fashion sector millions of euros.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers say there is no problem staging the Olympics based on the coronavirus outbreak.
Beijing blames the United States for sparking panic with its response to the 2019-nCoV as Taiwan accused "vile" China from blocking timely information from the World Health Organization about the outbreak.
Wuhan was supposed to host China, Taiwan, Thailand and Australia for the Group B qualifiers February 3-9, but they will now be held on the same dates in the eastern city of Nanjing.
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