College campuses, from large state schools to Ivy League institutions, are closing to prevent the spread of the now-pandemic coronavirus. The cancellations have centered around states and regions with the largest number of reported cases whether they are connected to the universities or not. Some universities with large student populations, like Ohio State University which has more than 60,000 students enrolled, are moving to online classes even though there are currently only three confirmed cases in the state. The overarching messaging from closing schools is one of caution, prevention, and keeping the health of their students and faculty at the forefront of their priorities, though these rapid school closures still leave a lot of questions unanswered.
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