Coronavirus outbreak: Market reaction

Adviser, underwriter and reinsurer viewpoints

Adam Saville
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Coronavirus outbreak: Market reaction

As the world scrambles to contain the outbreak, sections of the insurance industry share their view

Earlier this week we reported that the coronavirus could reach 200,000 by the end of week, from the 2000 or so cases in China reported at the weekend. When there is an outbreak of an infectious disease, the key parameters to understand are incubation time (if it is long, that is problematic as people travel), how a virus is being transmitted from human to human and how lethal it is. While some aspects of coronavirus are still uncertain, what we do know is that incubation lasts between one...

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