UConn notifies students to return from Italy amid virus

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(AP) - The University of Connecticut is telling 88 students studying abroad in Italy they must return to the U.S. as soon as possible in light of the COVID-19 virus. UConn sent a letter on Saturday to the university's community. In it, the university said it is also canceling all official travel to Italy. UConn is just the latest school to take such action. UConn currently has more than 300 students participating in overseas academic programs in 29 nations. That includes a handful in South Korea and 88 in Italy, who will all return to UConn.

 

 

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