Pandemic-proofing: Insurance may never be the same again
Insurers are creating products for a world where virus outbreaks could become the new normal after many businesses were left out in the cold during the COVID-19 crisis.

While new pandemic-proof policies might not be cheap, they offer businesses from restaurants to film production companies to e-commerce retailers ways of insuring against disruptions and losses if another virus strikes.

The providers include big insurers and brokers adding new products to existing coverage, as well as niche players that see an opportunity in filling the void left by mainstream firms that categorize virus outbreaks like wars or nuclear explosions..

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RSK: I think too many of us found out the hard way that insurance doesn`t cover pandemics......hopefully this will be remedied.



- - Volume: 8 - WEEK: 29 Date: 7/14/2020 9:32:17 AM -