Feb 27, 2020
By Zoomer Radio
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Alon Vaisman, Epidemiologist and Infectious Disease Specialist at the University Health Network and Dr. Marion Joppe, Professor at the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the University of Guelph.
Today’s discussion: with the ongoing global scare and widening spread of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), Canada and other countries are bracing for additional outbreaks. So far, there have been a total of 19 cases of illness here in Canada-seven in British Columbia and five in Ontario. Just this past week, a woman in her 60’s went to be treated at Sunnybrook Hospital.
And, the global travel industry is also taking a hit as fears surrounding the highly infectious virus mount. Libby and guests discuss bring you the latest on these developing stories.