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CDC guidelines for schools reopening puts heavy emphasis on having students back in classroom

A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Edward R. Roybal campus in Atlanta, Georgia on April 23, 2020. Tami Chappell | AFP | Getty Images With some school districts just weeks away from the start of the academic year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released long-awaited guidelines for reopening with a… Read More »

‘Wear a mask’: Uni students in lockdown

A number of international students have been placed in quarantine on campus at the University of Sydney in a bid to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Under new government guidelines students who have recently returned from China’s Hubei Province, the epicentre of the virus, must self-isolate for 14 days from their date of departure.… Read More »

Ironically, our first assigned patient encounter as medical students would be a corpse

“Death comes for all of us. It is our fate as living, breathing, metabolizing organisms. Dealing with the fact of death is unsettling. Yet there is no other way to live.”– Paul Kalanithi, MD Recently, first-year students of the medical and physician’s assistant classes completed their seventh and final practical exam in clinical anatomy. Through… Read More »