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Collecting and Using COVID-19 Screening and Symptom Data – Legal FAQs.

Collecting and Using COVID-19 Screening and Symptom Data – Legal FAQs.

These FAQs, prepared for the Infectious Disease Council by the international law firm, Seyfarth Shaw, provide concise and accurate guidance on what public health measures may be required, and the legal bases underlying those measures.
First, Consider the Deal Breakers

First, Consider the Deal Breakers

Published by: Inside Higher Ed
By mid-June, the overwhelming majority of colleges and universities in the United States had announced that they planned to have their students return to campus for the fall semester.
A Dry Run at a Socially Distanced Classroom

A Dry Run at a Socially Distanced Classroom

Published by: Inside Higher Ed
To prepare for the upcoming fall semester, faculty members in the School of Science at Siena College tested three scenarios for a socially distanced classroom based on published guidelines from the New York State Governor’s Office and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Debate begins over who's first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Debate begins over who’s first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Published by: Modern Healthcare
Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision.
Covid Tests and Quarantines: Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall

Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall

Published by: New York Times
Colleges are racing to reconfigure dorms, expand testing programs and establish detailed social distancing rules. And then, what to do about sex?

More Infections From an Online Semester?

Published by: Inside Higher Ed
Researchers at Cornell University have concluded an online semester at the university will result in more COVID-19 infections than an in-person one. The university is reopening, with plans to monitor students and moderate misbehavior.