Wuhan coronavirus

First-Year Harvard Medical Students Return to Campus in Spring

Harvard University announced on Friday that first-year medical students will be required to return to campus this spring. Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley said that students must return to campus so that they can work in “patient-oriented” clinical settings.

Medical school instruction

NYU To Keep Campus Open Despite Spike in Coronavirus Positives

NYU announced this week that it will not comply with guidelines set by the state of New York that urge academic institutions to suspend in-person classes if 100 people test positive for coronavirus. Although New York University crossed the threshold at its Washington Square campus, NYU has decided to continue with in-person classes, justifying the move with its low overall positive test rate of 0.5 percent.

coronavirus drive-thru test

Data: Few Hospitalizations Out of 70,000 Coronavirus Positives at 50 Major Colleges

A recently published study revealed that only three college students have been hospitalized out of 70,000 positive coronavirus cases at 50 major universities. The New York Times, there have been approximately 130,000 positive coronavirus cases on American campuses since the pandemic began in March. Despite this, no students have yet to die directly as a result of their contraction of the virus.

This picture taken on March 16, 2020 during a press presentation of the hospitalisation service for future patients with coronavirus at Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, shows empty hospital beds in a ward. - As of March 16, Israel has 255 confirmed cases …

Professors Celebrate Trump’s Coronavirus Diagnosis

Professors at America’s colleges and universities took to social media over the weekend to celebrate President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis. A few even suggested that they laughed after learning of the President’s misfortune.

A car with US President Trump drives past supporters in a motorcade outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on October 4, 2020. (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Twitter: Verified Users Wish Death on Trump, Violating Platform’s Rules

Twitter allowed wishes of death against President Donald Trump from its verified leftist users to stay on the platform Friday morning after the President announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus. Twitter clearly states that “hoping that someone dies as a result of a serious disease” is a violation of the platform’s terms of service, but has not taken widespread action against its “blue check” users.

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

Brigham Young U. Students Withdraw over Coronavirus Rules

Two students at Brigham Young University have withdrawn from the university this week after they refused to comply with guidelines adopted by the university to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Prior to their withdrawal, the students had been disciplined by the administrators for refusing to wear masks and practice social distancing on campus.

Brigham Young University

Middlebury College Suspends 22 Students for Violating Coronavirus Rules

Nearly two dozen students at Middlebury College in Vermont were removed from campus this week over violations of coronavirus mitigation policies, despite zero cases of the Chinese virus reported at the college. Students at colleges and universities around the nation have been suspended over the past several weeks violating similar policies.

FILE - Pedestrians wear masks as they walk in front of a sign reminding the public to take steps to stop the spread of coronavirus, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Glendale, Calif. Los Angeles County is seeing some hopeful signs amid the coronavirus surge. The county reported Wednesday that COVID-19 …