Stanford University shifts classes online amid virus fears

Stanford University shifts classes online amid virus fears

Los Angeles (AFP) - Stanford University has informed students that beginning Monday, classes will be held online for the remainder of the winter quarter because of the growing spread of the new coronavirus.The prestigious school located in northern California made the announcement Friday evening, saying that it expects "confirmed cases of COVID-19 will continue to grow in our region and perhaps in our university community."It said large group events at the school that has some 16,500 students will also be cancelled or adjusted.In a separate statement, Provost Persis Drell said two undergraduat...

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