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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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More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus

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UPDATED March 18, 2020 — At least 50 medical conferences have been canceled or postponed as COVID-19 continues to cause chaos globally. The great majority of meetings that have changed status were scheduled to take place in March and April. However, our list includes two conferences originally scheduled …

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NCAA conferences cancel tournaments amid wave of concern

NCAA conferences cancel tournaments amid wave of concern

A general view of empty seats as the Florida State Seminoles warm-up prior to the quarterfinals round of the 2020 Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 12, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The remainder of the tournament will be played with only essential tournament personnel, limited school …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Conferences Go Virtual as COVID-19 Spreads

Coronavirus Outbreak: Conferences Go Virtual as COVID-19 Spreads

Fine wines and hipster gin. Hunting rifles and knives. Contemporary paintings and million-dollar sports cars. They’re all marketed at trade events that are quickly going dark across the globe due to the new coronavirus – and taking with them sales opportunities that may be difficult to make up. Some companies …

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Game Developers Conference canceled as tech conferences keep falling as fast as the stock market

Game Developers Conference canceled as tech conferences keep falling as fast as the stock market

Tech stocks aren’t the only things falling because of coronavirus fears — At least five tech conferences were canceled this week due to risks associated with COVID-19, including a large meeting of videogame developers. Late Friday afternoon, the annual Game Developers Conference, or GDC, was postponed after several important attendees …

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Coronavirus update: 910 deaths, 40,000 sickened, companies withdraw from global conferences

Coronavirus update: 910 deaths, 40,000 sickened, companies withdraw from global conferences

There are now 40,484 confirmed coronavirus cases and 910 deaths, according to figures released Monday by the World Health Organization. The total number of deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus has surpassed that of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which led to the deaths of 774 people during an outbreak …

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