The Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19 - is making headlines around the world. Businesses are cautiously being advised to review Business Continuity Plans (BCP) in the event the global virus outbreak is upgraded to a pandemic
"Specialists have advised that citizens may have to self-isolate to contain the virus. Some estimates suggest that up to 1 in 5 people 'could be off sick' in the event a pandemic is declared.
According to the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization (WHO), Coronavirus belongs to the same class of viruses like the common cold. At present, significant parts of Asia, Europe, and North America are on high alert to the threat, governments are outlining emergency preparations in direct response to the virus. It is advised that businesses do the same and review readiness guidelines and business continuity plans..."
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