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Sanders, Biden cancel Ohio rallies over coronavirus concerns

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 17:22:08-04

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have canceled their primary-night rallies in Cleveland amid concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus.

Sanders' campaign also announced Tuesday that all the Vermont senator's future events “will be evaluated on a case by case basis.”

A Biden spokesman initially indicated that the former vice president's own Cleveland rally would take place as scheduled in Cleveland, but his campaign released a statement moments later saying that it, too, was canceling.

Both events had been timed as results from six states voting Tuesday in the Democratic presidential primary would begin rolling in.