The likelihood of regulatory delays as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak is high, according to a recent poll conducted by Verdict.

A majority 62% of the poll respondents said that the delays are very likely, while 19% opined that the delays are ‘somewhat likely’.

Delays are unlikely, according to just 19% of the respondents.

The analysis is based on 679 responses received during the poll period from 26 March to 02 April.

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The coronavirus outbreak is also expected to cause clinical trial delays, according to another poll run by Verdict during the same period.