Events in metro New York are coming under scrutiny due to an increased no of cases of Coronavirus, in particular, an outbreak in the suburb of New Rochelle.
The Council on Foreign Relations has dropped the plan for a roundtable conference named “Doing Business Under Coronavirus” scheduled for Friday in New York due to the spread of the infection itself. Other in-person meetings planned from March 11 to April 3 also got canceled by CFR ( Council on Foreign Relations ), including roundtables in New York and Washington and national events around the U.S.
The CFR’s confabs are joining a long list of canceled or postponed conferences, including the annual New York auto show. The Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association said Tuesday that the car show would get rescheduled to late August.
Events in metro New York are coming under scrutiny due to an increased case and, in particular, an outbreak in the suburb of New Rochelle. The National Guard will be sent to the town to help close public gathering spaces to slow the spread of the epidemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference.
Across the United States, the spread of the novel virus “Coronavirus ” has so far ruined more than 50 major corporate events with an estimated attendance of almost 1 million people, according to data collected by Bloomberg News.