Response to the outbreak of an infectious virus, Coronavirus 2019-nCoV, in Wuhan, China.

As a precautionary measure, Maynooth University has advised the following:

  • That Maynooth students on study abroad in China should return to Ireland if it is safe to travel. Students are advised to take precautions when travelling to avoid any possible spread of infection. 
  • That students who have returned from China should take precautions to avoid the spread of infection. Students who have been in China are asked to avoid large crowds, take additional care with hygiene and monitor their health for 14 days after leaving China. If students believe they have symptoms they should seek medical advice by phone from their doctor, or from the MU Student Health Centre (Tel 01 7083878).
  • Further information can be found at
  • Chinese students or staff planning to travel to Maynooth University are advised to postpone their travel if possible.

Further information may be obtained from Helen Kirrane –;  01 7083420,  +353.1.7083420

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