The government imposed the travel restrictions on Wuhan as the death toll increased to 17. Whether the response would halt the spread of the virus was unclear, and the decision drew mixed reactions from public health experts.
The rules sought by the Department of Transportation narrow the definition of service animal to dogs that have received individualized training to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. The proliferation of animals has led to conflict and sometimes injury.
Deborah Dugan, who was placed on administrative leave less than six months into her tenure as the group’s first female CEO and president, has alleged gender discrimination, sexual harassment and unequal pay on the part of the academy.