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Life insurers leery of covering Canadians with new coronavirus until more is known

It’s not just doctors, public health experts and scientists who are struggling to figure out how much of a threat the novel coronavirus poses. Like SARS and the pandemic flu before it, the newly emerged infection is presenting some unique challenges to Canada’s life insurance industry — and patients who might want to buy a… Read More »

Singapore confirms 67th coronavirus case

A contractor working at Shell’s Pulau Bukom manufacturing site in Singapore has contracted the new coronavirus, the company says, as the city-state reported its biggest jump in new cases so far. The Bukom manufacturing site in Singapore houses Shell’s biggest wholly-owned refinery. The company said earlier on Friday it had sent some staff home from… Read More »