Important Notice Regarding the Novel Coronavirus

Update: February 1, 2020

To all students, faculty, and staff members,

Following an outbreak of pneumonia associated with a novel coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, the virus has been detected in numerous countries including Japan.

Be sure to check the latest information on the following websites and act carefully to protect health and prevent the spread of this outbreak.

As influenza is also prevalent at this time of the year, be sure to have a habit of regularly washing your hands and gargling upon returning home, etc. If you have any symptoms including a cough, sneezing, a runny nose, please ensure that you wear a mask.

World Health Organization

Novel coronavirus pneumonia (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) *In Japanese

Ministry of Foreign Affairs homepage *In Japanese

Infectious Disease Surveillance Center *In Japanese

Junko Hibiya, President

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