x
Breaking News
More () »

Cleveland Clinic suspends all nonessential international business travel amid coronavirus concerns

This includes travel now through March 31.

CLEVELAND — As concerns of the coronavirus continue growing as the illness spreads, the Cleveland Clinic is taking action.

“As of today, March 5, we are suspending all nonessential international business travel through March 31, 2020,” Clinic officials tell 3News in a statement. “For domestic business-related travel, we are asking our caregivers to use strong judgment and caution when determining whether it is necessary. We will reevaluate the travel restriction and all other measures as this evolves.”

Ohio has no confirmed cases of coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – as of Thursday morning.

Health officials say the symptoms of coronavirus include fever, cough, some chest pain and shortness of breath.

RELATED: Facts Not Fear | What you need to know about the COVID-19 outbreak

RELATED: Airlines could lose $113 billion in coronavirus outbreak

RELATED: Dogs, cats can't pass on coronavirus, but can test positive

RELATED: Should you reconsider your travel plans because of the coronavirus outbreak?

RELATED: Worried about a shortage of hand sanitizer due to Coronavirus fears? Here's how to make your own

RELATED: As a coronavirus precaution, Starbucks won't fill reusable cups

RELATED: Let's Be Clear: Answering your coronavirus questions with specialists from University Hospitals