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Newest Covid-19 strain 35% to 45% more contagious

The well-known Covid-19, or SARS-CoV-2, has been running rampant across the globe since 2019 with over 100 million cases since the start of the pandemic. Even with those numbers, there is still more that the coronavirus has in store. 

First ‘Flex’ semester sparks unanswered student questions

Although the Spring 2021 semester will feel similar to the fall in the Zoom setting, students will have the opportunity to experience some on-campus normalcy in the upcoming months.

Students share experiences after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

Since June, Finkelstein has been working at HUMC with Covid-19 patients, putting her in close witness to the pandemic’s true effects.

What the Covid-19 vaccine means for the future of the pandemic

Eleven months after the first Covid-19 case was reported in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two vaccines. While vaccinations are a promising step forward in the fight against the virus, they do not promise a quick return to pre-pandemic life.

Spring ‘Flex’ update: how are students feeling?

As the virtual fall semester comes to a close, students are left wondering what the future holds for them on the College campus. A start to the Spring Flex plan was outlined in October, but an email from President Foster yesterday aimed to clarify outstanding questions.

Time is not linear — and that’s okay

We are told that the ticking clock on the wall is an unchanging, constant fixture in our lives. It sits there, clicking its heels, and moving us bit by bit through a day, a month, a year. It takes us into our future.

US GDP increases to record high as economy reopens following spring lockdown

The US GDP soared at its fastest pace ever recorded, aided by the reopening of many economic sectors from a spring lockdown earlier this year.

Covid-19 cases spike to new highs as fall gets in full swing

Coronavirus cases are beginning to increase rapidly as the fall season arrives, prompting fears of the long-feared "second wave"

Foster announces tentative plan for spring ‘Flex’ semester

The spring 2021 semester is tentatively scheduled to be a hybrid form of on-campus and remote learning, College President Kathryn Foster announced in a campus-wide email on Thursday, Oct. 29.

SG recognizes new organizations, talks re-opening strategies for spring

In their general body meeting on Oct. 21, Student Government (SG) recognized two new student organizations, incorporated a greater faculty presence in the governing body and highlighted various reopening strategies for the spring semester.

Protests erupt among Jewish communities in response to Cuomo’s re-enforced lockdowns

New lockdowns have been met with protests across numerous sections of the city, with Jewish leaders calling the moves targeted antisemitism against Jews in the city.

Johnson & Johnson, Novavax inch closer to Covid-19 vaccines

Johnson & Johnson and Novavax's vaccines are moving rapidly, boosting hopes for a vaccine to be approved before the end of the year.

Be considerate, wear a mask

Imagine you go into the grocery store without a mask. You think to yourself that you are young and healthy, and that wearing a mask is a nuisance. While in line to check out, the stranger in front of you has diabetes, and you are exposing them to germs you may be unaware of. You never know the full story of the people around you or the stories of their family members, so it is crucial to wear a mask.

Bob Woodward releases tapes suggesting Trump downplayed virus

Longtime Journalist Bob Woodward has released tapes that appear to capture President Trump trying to mitigate "panic" over the virus.

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