Investigation of COVID-19 Impact on the Food and Beverages Industry: China and India Perspective

In the past two decades, the world has encountered various virus-related epidemics, for instance severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) 2002–03, H1N1 influenza (2009), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) 2012, Zika 2016 and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) 2019–20 [1,2]. In late December 2019, a new pneumonia outbreak originated in the largest metropolitan area of Wuhan in the Hubei province of China [3].