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RIFE.WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH AN

UPDATE ON THE TWO POSSIBLE

CASES OF CORONAVIRUS AT MIAMI

UNIVERSITY.PUBLIC HEALTH

OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED BOTH

STUDENTS TESTED NEGATIVE FOR

THE VIRUS.

ADAM:2 NEWS REPORTER KRISTEN

ESKOW IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM

WITH MORE ON TONIGHT'S TOP

STORY.

KRISTEN:ADAM - HEALTH

OFFICIALS SAY THE TWO STUDENTS

THAT HAD BEEN IN ISOLATION ARE

DOING WELL AND NOW FREE TO GO

ABOUT THEIR NORMAL ACTIVITIES.

THEY SAY THE PUBLIC HEALTH

DEPARTMENT IS PREPARED IN CASE

ANY OTHER POSSIBLE CASES ARE

REPORTED.

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY

DON'T KNOW WHAT MADE THE TWO

STUDENTS SICK AT MIAMI

UNIVERSITY - BUT SAY THE

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

AND PREVENTION HAVE CONFIRMED

IT WASN'T CORONAVIURS.DR. AMY

ACTON, OHIO DEPARTMENT OF

HEALTH: "WE HAVE NO CONFIRMED

CASES IN OHIO AND NOW WE HAVE

NO PUIS, PERSONS UNDER

INVESTIGATION."MIAMI

UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED TUESDAY

THAT TWO STUDENTS HAD BEEN

ISOLATED - BUT NOT QUARANTINED

- AFTER REPORTING SYMPTOMS

THAT INDICATED THE POSSIBILITY

FOR CORONAVIRUS. HEALTH

OFFICIALS HAD SAID THE WAIT

FOR TEST RESULTS COULD BE A

FEW DAYS - AS THE C-D-C HAS

BEEN TESTING POSSIBLE CASES

ACROSS THE COUNTRY.JENNIFER

BAILER, COMMISSIONER OF BUTLER

COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH: "I WANT

TO EMPHASIZE THAT THESE

STUDENTS DID EVERYTHING RIGHT

TO ALLOW RAPID RESPONSE TO

CONTAIN WHATEVER VIRUS WAS

MAKING THEM ILL."OFFICIALS SAY

THE STUDENTS WHO WERE TESTED

ARE DOING WELL. AHEAD OF THE

START OF THE SEMESTER - COUNTY

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY

WORKED WITH THE UNIVERSITY TO

PLAN AHEAD FOR ANY POSSIBLE

CASES.JENNIFER BAILER: "A

SYSTEM WAS PUT IN PLACE A FEW

WEEKS AGO AS CORONAVIRUS

RAMPED UP IN CHINA AND WE KNEW

THAT TRAVELERS WOULD BE

RETURNING HERE. THE SYSTEM

WORKED."EXPERTS SAY THEY'RE

CONTINUING TO LEARN ABOUT

CORONAVIRUS AND HOW IT SPEADS.

MEANWHILE - OFFICIALS ARE

REMINDING THE PUBLIC - TO TAKE

PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THE

SPREAD OF ANY VIRUSES.JENNIFER

BAILER: "GO OUT, DO YOUR

THING, WATCH SOME FOOTBALL,

WASH YOUR HANDS AND BE KIND TO

ONE ANOTHER."

KRISTEN:THE COUNTY DEPARTMENT

OF HEALTH SAYS THERE ARE SOME

STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN

BACK IN THE COUNTRY FOR AT

LEAST TWO WEEKS - SO THOSE

STUDENTS ARE LOOKING OUT FOR

ANY POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS.HEALTH

OFFICIALS DECLINED TO SAY

WHETHER ANY OTHER POSSIBLE

CASES OF CORONAVRIUS COULD BE

FOUND AT MIAMI UNIVERSITY.

KRISTEN ESKOW, 2 NEWS WORKING

FOR YOU.

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