Covid-19 will become a pandemic. We don't yet know how severe it will be, nor do we know if the virus will spread to all continents, but it's already spreading widely in China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and elsewhere -- and thousands of undetected and infectious patients have been and continue to travel around the world.
The US and South Korea are expected to announce as soon as Tuesday that a critical joint military exercise has been scaled back because the coronavirus outbreak is severely limiting the ability of both nation's militaries to participate, according to three US officials.
Goldman Sachs has
restricted all business travel to, from and within South Korea
and the Northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto in the
wake of the coronavirus spread, a staff memo seen by Reuters on
Hyatt Hotels said on Tuesday it
would allow travelers from South Korea, Japan and Italy to
cancel or change their hotel bookings for free, extending a
waiver initially offered to guests from mainland China, Hong
Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
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