COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by novel coronavirus (otherwise knowns as SARS-CoV-2), was first spotted at an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The subject of coronavirus has dominated the news waves since its initial emergence in December 2019. The spread has since intensified, infecting over 200,000 people in 172 countries and territories as of March 18.
On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared novel coronavirus a pandemic. WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus emphasized that the virus can be contained and controlled with “urgent and aggressive action.” COVID-19 has resulted in lockdowns, border closures, flight restrictions, work from home policies for many employees, canceled and virtual schooling, and a surge of demand for our industry in particular.
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