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Covid-19 coverage - with caveats

The most common insurance policies will have an exclusion on infectious diseases if the disease is a 'known' event

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Infectious diseases are a common occurrence, but every few years one crops up that elicits much concern and even alarm.

INFECTIOUS diseases are a common occurrence, but every few years one crops up that elicits much concern and even alarm.

The latest infectious disease is the Covid-19 which began in China but has now spread across the globe. The tally by the World Health Organization as at March 7 showed...