Thursday, January 23, 2020

The below message was sent to international students and scholars.

Hello Everyone,

We have received inquiries from many of you regarding concerns about the coronavirus. The University of Iowa and University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics are continuing to monitor the situation and guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control regarding the coronavirus outbreak. The respiratory illness was first identified in Wuhan, China. A case has also been diagnosed in Washington State. However, there’s no evidence yet of person-to-person transmission in the U.S.

For more information, see more information from your local and state health departments ( and the CDC (

If you have any health-related concerns, please contact Student Health at