Reed 'monitors' coronavirus situation, as Asia attendees stay away from LBF

Reed 'monitors' coronavirus situation, as Asia attendees stay away from LBF

Trade professionals are predicting business much as usual at the London Book Fair next month, despite attendees from China and surrounding countries pulling out over the coronavirus outbreak.

Fair organiser Reed Exhibitions has said all the events it runs are still taking place despite the outbreak but has issued advice to visitors, urging them to follow World Health Organisation guidelines. “We are monitoring the situation very closely and will follow up with customers as the situation develops,” it said. 

LBF has not confirmed whether the coronavirus is affecting attendance, but UK publ...

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