College move-in was supposed to mark a return to normal. Then came the delta variant
From NPR: “Nearly 50% of colleges are encouraging or incentivizing students to get vaccinated, through outreach to students, campus vaccine clinics and prizes… It’s been frustrating for some public health experts to see campuses that are not requiring the vaccine. ‘Vaccination is the #1 defense against campus outbreaks,’ says David Paltiel, a professor who studies public health at Yale University. ‘Any college that doesn’t enforce a vaccination mandate is being derelict in its duty to the safety of its students, staff, and community.’ And Paltiel points out that the delta variant is even more contagious than the strain campuses dealt with last year.”
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