A new coronavirus was identified in the city of Wuhan, China. This coronavirus is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. The virus has spread to other countries in Asia and travel-related cases have now also been identified in Europe. The University of Groningen is monitoring the developments closely and is following the advice and potential measures communicated by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
The RIVM has published a very useful Q&A on their website with topics ranging from prevention, feeling sick, to travel. If you have any other questions that have not been answered on the websites of the RIVM or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you can contact the UG department of Health, Safety & Sustainability at Visserstraat 49 (050-3633398 / 050-3634820 / email@example.com)
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