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Washington strains for virus response as institutions close

President Donald Trump speaks in an address to the nation from the Oval Office at the White House about the coronavirus Wednesday, March, 11, 2020, in Washington. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Washington is straining for an ample response to the coronavirus outbreak that is testing the nation's political and health care systems after President Donald Trump restricted air travel from Europe, Congress ran into trouble approving an aid package and the centers of power — the domed Capitol and stately White House — are being shuttered to visitors.

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USM prepares for online classes and hospitals adopt new visitor policies

Dr. Jay Perman speaks Oct. 21 at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion summit. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Public universities in Maryland canceled classes and will prepare to shift to online classes following spring break and Maryland hospitals made changes to their visitor policies and schools canceled field trips Tuesday as the state’s institutions continued to respond to ...

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