Will Insurance Cover SARS Cleanup? It would be a troublesome scenario for any business in the world: A company discovers that its employees have contracted Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, and its facilities, under orders from the government, must be evacuated and undergo an extensive decontamination process at a substantial cost.

Thankfully, U.S. companies largely have been spared the spread of this viral disease, but the question still remainsif facilities in this country are subjected to SARS cleanup, would property decontamination costs and other related claims be covered under insurance?

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