Organisers and event insurers face uncertainty over what cancellations stemming from the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak will cost them, as wordings are pored over and new policies have cover for the virus stripped out.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using crisis events such as the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak to breach the security systems of businesses and individuals.
Travel insurers are keeping a close eye Foreign Office travel advice and have taken differing positions on whether travelling to China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak would invalidate policyholders' coverage.
Businesses seeking to use insurance to recoup costs incurred by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak are likely to find their cover wanting, due to a raft of exclusions, stringent notification criteria and sublimits.
The human impact of Novel Coronavirus has already been devastating – around 500 deaths so far, and nearly 25,000 people have been infected. Simon Worrell, global medical director at Collinson, explains that businesses can play a significant role in…
As the number of confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases hit 2014 yesterday, businesses have been advised to make sure they factor the virus into their risk plans.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.
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Despite the insurance industry's valiant efforts, fraud is spreading through the market place like a virus. What can be done to stop the rot?
Five people have died and two are ill in Saudi Arabia after contracting a SARS-like virus.
The World Health Organization has raised its alert level to four - just two notches below 'pandemic' level - for the swine flu after senior health officials said that the virus could not longer contained.