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AFL-CIO presidential forum canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Biden, Sanders were scheduled to appear

Left: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a primary night election rally in Essex Junction, Vt., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Right: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary election night campaign rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Left: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a primary night election rally in Essex Junction, Vt., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Right: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary election night campaign rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (Associated Press)

Thursday’s AFL-CIO presidential forum in Orlando, which was scheduled to be attended by leading Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, according to a spokesperson.

Biden and Sanders were expected to appear in advance of Florida’s primary March 17.