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Which Medical Conferences Are Being Canceled by Coronavirus?

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 03, 2020 — In a typical year, March marks the start of conference season, made all the more attractive by collegial gatherings and travel to warmer climes. But 2020 has already proven anything but typical as the number of novel …

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Endocrine Society Meeting Canceled Because of Novel Coronavirus

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 9, 2020 — The Endocrine Society has canceled its annual scientific meeting because of concerns about the novel coronavirus. The conference was scheduled to take place March 28-31 in San Francisco. The announcement comes the same day as the American …

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Match Day Events Canceled, Step 2 Testing Postponed

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 16, 2020 — Match Day 2020 is shaping up to be like none other, thanks to rising numbers of cases caused by the novel coronavirus in the United States, which has not only led to mass shutdowns of schools and businesses …

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Microsoft Build in-person events canceled

Microsoft Build in-person events canceled

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., pauses during a Bloomberg event on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft said Thursday that its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, set to …

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March Madness canceled over coronavirus as MLB, MLS and NHL suspend action | Sport

March Madness canceled over coronavirus as MLB, MLS and NHL suspend action | Sport

The coronavirus outbreak has torn into the US and Canadian sporting calendars as two of North America’s biggest leagues, Major League Soccer and the National Hockey League, announced on Thursday they are suspending operations. Shortly afterwards Major League Baseball said it would cancel its spring training games and delay the …

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Coronavirus updates: 2020 NCAA Men’s and Women’s College Basketball Tournaments canceled

Coronavirus updates: 2020 NCAA Men's and Women's College Basketball Tournaments canceled

Mar 12, 2020 at 5:03 pm ET • 1 min read The NCAA announced Thursday that the NCAA Tournament has been canceled amid concern over the coronavirus. “This decision is based on the evolving CVOID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of …

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Coronavirus: Large gatherings should be canceled, California governor says

Coronavirus: Large gatherings should be canceled, California governor says

Gov. Gavin Newsom joined state health officials in recommending the cancellation of gatherings of 250 or more people across the entire state, escalating the effort by his administration to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The new policy from California Department of Public Health, which will be in effect …

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E3 2020 is canceled because of coronavirus concerns

E3 2020 is canceled because of coronavirus concerns

“After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry…we have made the difficult decision to cancel E3 2020,” the Entertainment Software Association said in a press release. “Following increased and overwhelming concerns about the COVID-19 virus, we felt this was the best …

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Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List

Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List

Planners of all types of events, from the biggest international concerts and conferences to the smallest community gatherings, are facing hard questions about whether to carry on as planned. They all face the same conundrum: Is a public gathering worth the risk of spreading the new coronavirus? Here’s a brief …

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South by Southwest Is Canceled as Coronavirus Fears Scuttle Festival

South by Southwest Is Canceled as Coronavirus Fears Scuttle Festival

The 34th annual edition of South by Southwest, the sprawling festival of music, technology and film in Austin, Texas, that has become a highlight on the global cultural calendar, was canceled by city officials on Friday over fears about the rapid spread of coronavirus. Festival organizers and government officials had …

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