Coronavirus Outbreak – Your Questions Answered

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 30 January 2020
Deirdre Crowley
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In light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Deirdre Crowley, Partner in Employment, Technology and Innovation Groups at Matheson, advises Legal Island readers on the legal considerations in response to the evolving health risk situation internationally.

As of this morning, 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has assessed the global risk for the Coronavirus as a “high risk”.  The situation remains fluid, with the WHO due to convene this afternoon to consider whether to reclassify the outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.  Any updates to the current classification are due to be published on the WHO website following this meeting, along

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