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Upstate colleges cancel study abroad programs in China

Shanghai/China-Jan.2020: New type coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan has been spreading many cities in China. People wearing surgical mask sitting in subway in Shanghai

Amid the growing threat of coronavirus in China, Furman University has canceled its three-week May Experience course there as well as another study away course during the summer. A fall study abroad course to China is still on the books, but is pending further review by the university. FOX Carolina reported on the developing story. The news organization reached out to Furman’s Nancy Georgiev, director of Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education.

Last updated February 10, 2020
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