TAKING PRECAUTIONS: The institution said it would move much of its personnel to its activity center and would not rent conference rooms to groups of more than 100
Date: Mar 22, 2020
By: Lin Chia-nan / Staff reporter
In a notice on its Web site on Friday, the nation’s top academic research institution said that 16 people who had direct contact with the person are under home quarantine, while an additional 25 people who worked on the same floor are undergoing 14-day self-health management at home.
Academia Sinica President James Liao (廖俊智) later issued a Chinese-language letter to faculty members, reminding them to adhere to updated measures against “the Wuhan pneumonia.”
Over the past month, the institution has made several breakthroughs in research on the virus, which has raised local morale and won international acclaim, he wrote. [FULL STORY]