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AM Best: Coronavirus, Pandemics Test Insurers' Enterprise Risk Preparedness

Insurers' strategies could be tested if a pandemic emerges from the coronavirus, first identified in Wuhan, China, said AM Best analysts George Hansen and Bruno Caron.

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