Community Updates

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    May 6 Updates

    U.S. Releases New Rules on Campus Sexual Assault The U.S. Department of Education published an unofficial version of its long-awaited final regulations governing campus sexual assault under Title IX, the law prohibiting sex discrimination at federally funded institutions. Colleges and universities will need to be in compliance with the regulations by Aug. 14. White House Coronavirus Task […]

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    May 5 Updates

    108 potential COVID-19 vaccines in development According to the World Health Organization, there are currently 108 potential coronavirus vaccines in development around the world. Eight of these potential vaccines are approved for clinical trial. WHO says it will engage US to make remdesivir coronavirus treatment more widely available The World Health Organization said it will speak with the U.S. […]

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    May 4 Updates

    Governor Newsom says reopening California will begin this week Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that some retail stores across the state can reopen with modifications as early as Friday amid growing pressure to ease the stay-at-home order. Under the new guidelines, bookstores, music stores, toy stores, florists, sporting goods retailers and others can reopen for pickup as early […]

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    May 1 Updates

    CDC releases reopening guidelines The CDC released a 17-page document with reopening guidelines. The document details interim guidelines on how businesses, schools, churches, mass transit and other organizations should handle safely reopening amid the pandemic. Experts predict COVID-19 will spread for 18 months to two years A team of pandemic experts predict the coronavirus will continue […]

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    April 30 Updates

    30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits Last week, an additional 3.8 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, which brings the total to 30.3 million people over the past six weeks. Federal social distancing guidelines will not extend President Trump said that the federal government’s social distancing guidelines will be “fading out” as they are […]

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    April 29 Updates

    CDC advises on pets and COVID-19 The CDC is advising that the public do not let their pets interact with people or animals that live outside of their household. The CDC recommends keeping cats indoors, walking dogs on a leash while maintaining the appropriate social distancing, and avoiding dog parks. President Trump Declares Meat Supply ‘Critical’ In […]

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    April 28 Updates

    Recovering from COVID does not mean you won’t get it again WHO warns that there is currently no evidence that individuals who have had COVID-19 and have developed antibodies are immune to a second infection. This means that issuing “immunity passports,” as some countries have proposed, could present risks. California suspends bar exam this summer The California […]

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    April 27 Updates

    Director-General of the WHO Says Pandemic is Far From Over According to the World Health Organization Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, “the pandemic is far from over.” His concern comes from the increasing trends of cases in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and some Asian countries. Many of these countries in these regions have low testing capacity. US […]

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    April 24 Updates

    Cutting college sports programs is a possibility amid economic downturn A proposal to allow NCAA Division I athletic departments to jettison sports teams as part of cost-saving measures amid the novel coronavirus outbreak has sparked widespread concern among coaches and athletics officials touting less drastic alternatives. The plan was outlined in a letter sent this month by […]

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    April 23 Updates

    DeVos excludes DACA recipients, foreign students from grants The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. CDC warns second wave of COVID-19 could be deadlier CDC Director Robert Redfield warns that if a […]

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