News Clips for Feb. 27 & 28, 2020

Colleges Pull Back From Italy and South Korea as Coronavirus Spreads

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads beyond China, colleges are putting in place new restrictions on international travel. Two of the most recent hot spots are South Korea, the third-largest source of international students in the United States, and Italy, the second-most-popular destination for Americans studying abroad.

How Utah hospitals and health departments are getting ready for coronavirus

Utah hospitals, health officials and others are teaming up to make sure they’re ready when coronavirus reaches Utah, which officials view as inevitable. They’re confident they know what to do.

LGBTQ+ organizations sue SC in federal court over sex ed law

Groups representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities are suing South Carolina in federal court over a law they say violates the U.S. Constitution. The law, passed in 1988, prevents public school sex education classes from discussing non-heterosexual relationships outside the context of sexually transmitted diseases.

AI-Powered Wearable Predicts Heart Failure Before It Happens

A new wearable sensor could save the lives of heart-failure patients. The artificially intelligent technology helps doctors remotely detect critical changes days before a crisis occurs.