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Community gathers at teach-in to learn more about novel coronavirus

Community gathers at teach-in to learn more about novel coronavirus

By Elise Roessner, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Pitt faculty and staff members gathered Wednesday evening to explain more about the novel coronavirus, the microscopic virus that has gained global attention.

Opinion | Stop joking about the coronavirus

Opinion | Stop joking about the coronavirus

By Paige Lawler, Senior Staff Columnist

February 3, 2020

Jokes about the coronavirus are insensitive and inappropriate as they ultimately play into the racist attitudes and stereotypes that are being perpetrated by the outbreak.

Pitt instructs students, employees to cancel China travel plans in wake of outbreak

Pitt instructs students, employees to cancel China travel plans in wake of outbreak

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2020

Pitt is instructing community members who plan to visit China in the coming weeks to cancel their travel plans, according to an announcement posted by the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management Friday afternoon.  According to Pitt spokesperson Kevin Zwick, all Pitt study abroad programming in...

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