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Princeton Initiates Exposure Investigation into Boston Biogen Conference SARS-2 / Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission into Princeton

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Office of Mayor Lampert reports Municipal Officials have been notified of a potential exposure to SARS-2 (coronavirus) at a private party in Princeton and have immediately initiated an investigation to identify any potential SARS-2 infections that may result.  Two attendees at the party had attended the Biogen Conference in Boston which has been linked to SARS-2 transmission.  Upon their…
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Coronavirus Prevention Cancels St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Evacuation Day Observance Runs

BOSTON STRONG news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports BOSTON - Monday, March 9, 2020 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today issued the following statement regarding the 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston: "In collaboration with Congressman Lynch, Councilors Flaherty and Flynn, Senator Collins, Representative Biele, and David Falvey from the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, the St. Patrick's Day…
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CITING COVID-19 OUTBREAK, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT PUSHES FOR FEDERAL PROTECTIONS FOR F-1 VISA HOLDERS, San Francisco and Silicon Valley Campuses move to Online Teaching

coronavirus 2020 news Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Northeastern University Molly Callahan reports Thousands of international students attend Northeastern University, many of them in the on F-1 student visas. Photo by Billie Weiss/Northeastern University. Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern University, is urging the Department of Homeland Security to provide relief to students in the on F-1 visas who will likely need to take classes online…
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Coronavirus – Harvard University Monitoring COVID-19 Outbreak

Boston Strong news - Cambridge, MA: Harvard University reports Harvard University is closely monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. The health, safety, and well-being of our community, on and off campus, is our top priority. At this time, there is no indication that the Harvard campus is affected, but contingency planning is well underway. Travel policies and campus restrictions. Effective now through at…
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Coronavirus Nation – Princeton University moves to Virtual Instruction and Decreased Campus Gatherings

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University reports President Eisgruber updates University on next steps regarding COVID-19 to ensure health and well-being of the entire community Dear members of the Princeton community, I’m writing to update you on a series of new policies that Princeton University will be implementing in the coming days in response to COVID-19, commonly known as ; Since I last…
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ICE FIELDS Boston arrests Zimbabwean national indicted for rape

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: ICE reports Officers with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested a Zimbabwean national, who is facing a felony rape charge, in Boston on Wednesday. Alois Mutare, 42, a citizen of Zimbabwe, was arrested during routine enforcement actions targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal reentrants and other immigration violators in New England. Mutare, who legally entered…
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City Events and Gatherings Continue

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture is receiving many questions from arts and culture organizations seeking guidance on responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation and things are changing daily. At this time, we are not recommending the cancellation of any events or gatherings, and we will still…
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