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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...

Baggage handlers on the United Airlines jet ramp at O'Hare International Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.

University prohibits sponsored undergraduate travel to China due to Coronavirus outbreak

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor January 28, 2020

COVID-19 News The University announced in a Monday release that due to the coronavirus outbreak, NU-sponsored undergraduate travel to China is prohibited at this time. The announcement responds to...

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