Those students will work with their Florence professors to complete their coursework remotely. "Many will choose to return to main campus. These students are not coming from a part of Italy that is under quarantine, and so there is no need for them to be under quarantine here".
UW-Oshkosh is suspending a spring semester program to South Korea due to warnings about the spread of the new coronavirus.
SU in recent days evacuated its study overseas program in Italy, and banned travel to South Korea. There are 21 students and one faculty member who will be returning to the United States. "The University will work with individual students on a case-by-case basis to support and help students navigate the completion of their academic work whenever possible".
"We are letting them know that we want them to make a decision that is right for them". "So we recommend of course to our students, not to travel to that area".
Temple's Japan Campus is scaling back non-essential events that were scheduled up until March 23.
The main campus will continue to operate normally, according to the university. "We must use this time to continue to prepare for the event of community transmission in the U.S".
While many universities have been monitoring reports of the virus' spread, a growing number have made a decision to call for students to leave midway through the semester.
"The health and safety of customers and employees is Delta's top priority and the airline has put in place a number of processes and mitigation strategies to respond to the growing coronavirus concern", the airline added.
Those returning from Tuscany are required to return to their homes until the conclusion of Spring Break on March 22. Schools and other public spaces, including theaters and museums, are deserted, and an estimated 100,000 people are likely to be affected by the travel restrictions, CNN reported. IT is also in communication with the students.
Coronavirus has been reported in 32 countries and territories. There were 14 cases that tested positive in the US.
At least 12 people are dead from the virus in Florence, with more than 370 people infected.
Health officials believe the newly-discovered coronavirus originated in Wuhan City, China.