Recorded on: January 29, 2020.

Listen as our experts discuss the Novel Coronavirus and its impact on personal health and travel. In addition to WorldAware intelligence and security experts, Dr. Geoff Tothill, Chief Medical Officer at International Medical Group (IMG), is a key participant in the webinar. Dr. Tothill shares health preparedness and prevention advice for travelers and those in the workplace.

During the briefing, you'll gain an understanding of:

  • Background of Novel Coronavirus
  • Areas impacted by the virus & related travel disruptions
  • Regional & potential future implications
  • China's response to the outbreak
  • Recommendations for people traveling


Run time: 25:03.


Background of Novel Coronavirus

The first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus was reported on December 31, 2019. Since then, nearly 3,000 cases have been confirmed in regions around the world. Access up-to-date intelligence alerts about the virus, transportation disruptions, travel advisories, and more on the Coronavirus Information Hub


About The Speakers

Dr. Geoff Tothill, Chief Medical Officer, International Medical Group (IMG)
Dr. Tothill is an aviation and travel medicine physician who qualified from Guy's Hospital in London. He spent the beginning of his career in emergency medicine with an interest in trauma management and its associated specialties. After time spent in orthopedics, neurosurgery, cardio-thoracic surgery, and emergency medicine, he developed what has become a lifelong interest in aviation medicine and the transfer of the critically ill.

Tony Roccaforte, Senior Security Advisor
Tony is a veteran of the US Army Special Forces with experience in counter-terrorism, foreign internal defense, and human intelligence operations. At WorldAware, he serves as an advisor on the global assistance and response team. Prior to this, Tony served clients as a senior intelligence analyst focused on political violence and armed conflict.

Courtney Kansler, Senior Health Intelligence Analyst
Courtney graduated from Marlboro College with a focus on combat psychology and traumatic brain injuries in military veterans with a double major in Islamic studies. In her free time, Courtney is an Emergency Medical Technician, serving local fire departments. She has also worked in medical clinics in Zimbabwe and Guatemala.

Brendan O'Reilly, Intelligence Analyst 
Having spent most of his adult life living and working in China, India, and New Zealand, his main area of expertise is in foreign policy and China's domestic sociopolitical dynamics.


About WorldAware

WorldAware provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. WorldAware’s end-to-end tailored solutions, integrated world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services help organizations mitigate risk and protect their people, assets, and reputations.