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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Students during Dance Marathon 2019.

University cancels Dance Marathon 2020 following “uncertainty surrounding COVID-19”

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor March 4, 2020

COVID-19 News As universities across the country re-evaluate plans for spring break and large events, University President Morton Schapiro said in a Wednesday email that Dance Marathon 2020 will be...

Nsp15, the newly mapped COVID-19 protein that aids in the virus’s replication.

Research team identifies potential drug target in virus causing COVID-19

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor March 3, 2020

COVID-19 News A team of scientists, including researchers from Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, have identified a potential drug target in a newly mapped protein of the virus that causes...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd). Braithwaite encouraged the city to begin stocking up on sanitary supplies in preparation for the potential spread of coronavirus.

Human Services Committee discusses preparations for Coronavirus

Sam Heller, Development and Recruitment Editor March 3, 2020

COVID-19 News Director of Health and Human Services Ike Ogbo gave an update on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and how Evanston is preparing its response during Monday’s Human Services Committee...

Airline passengers wearing face masks as a precaution to the outbreak of the coronavirus at the airport in Cengkareng, Indonesia, on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Here in Chicago, though, experts generally agree that residents should be more concerned about catching the flu.

Coronavirus not a risk to Evanston, experts say

Gabrielle Rancifer, Reporter February 5, 2020

COVID-19 News Even though the novel coronavirus has crept into five states — including Illinois — members of the Evanston community remain unfazed. Weeks ago, the coronavirus, a disease also...

Chinese students weigh in on reactions to coronavirus outbreak

Rayna Song, Reporter February 2, 2020

COVID-19 News Northwestern students and staff have shown concern and support for Chinese citizens in light of the recent coronavirus outbreak. Novel coronavirus, also known as 2019-nCoV, is a respiratory...

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