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CMU cancels study abroad trips due to the coronavirus


Central Michigan University canceled spring break study abroad trips due to the coronavirus.

"Following recommendations shared yesterday (March 2) by the CDC urging higher education institutions to take precautions, CMU is immediately suspending all study abroad trips scheduled to depart during the remainder of the semester," President Bob Davies said in a coronavirus update

In addition, the update stated that all programs in South Korea, Italy, Iran and China have been suspended.

"To ensure the safety of our entire campus community, students returning from programs in these countries are being mandated by CMU to self-quarantine for 14 days before they can return to campus," Davies said. "Students currently studying in countries with a CDC level 2 or lower health notice are not required to return to the U.S."