STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State University is canceling international travel and could move to online classes amid the international spread of coronavirus.
MSU issued a statement Wednesday afternoon and is strongly encouraging faculty members to prepare for online course instruction should circumstances dictate that in the coming days or week.
Employees and students are encouraged to avoid all non-essential out-of-state travel.
As of Wednesday afternoon, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Mississippi.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 900 cases of coronavirus in the United States, including at least 29 deaths.
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According to the CDC, older adults and people who have serious chronic medical conditions have a higher risk of getting sick from the illness.
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