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[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

Mihiro Shimano, news correspondent March 10, 2020

UPDATE: The Office of the Chancellor sent out an email to the university community Tuesday evening with updates on travel, large gatherings, Dialogues of Civilizations and flexibility for employees. Read...

The group has published their findings on the MOBS website, including assessments on the risk of international spreading, the effect of travel restrictions and an early epidemiological analysis of 2019-nCoV.

Northeastern MOBS Lab researches Coronavirus

Kelly Garrity, news correspondent February 19, 2020
For weeks, the spread of the new Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, has instilled fear globally. Last month, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, encouraging all countries to be prepared for containment. As more cases are diagnosed, scientists around the world have been searching for answers as to how this disease spreads.
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