Coronavirus Impacting Lobster Export Markets
On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened to discuss the coronavirus outbreak in China and declared it a public health emergency of international concern.
As of press time, the WHO reported nearly 30,000 cases worldwide, leading to about 600 deaths.
As a result, more and more airlines, including Air Canada, are cancelling flights to China. Many of these flights are cargo flights — including the ones from Halifax that routinely ship Atlantic Canadian lobster and other ...