Covid-19 Outbreak at UNC-Chapel Hill Causes University to Abandon In-Person Classes

The university is the first to fall to the novel coronavirus

Safety ambassadors checking a student wearing a mask prior to entering a building at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Safety ambassadors checked for masks prior to students entering buildings at UNC-Chapel Hill. Photo: Ted Richardson/The Washington Post/Getty Images

For the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), allowing students back on campus did not go well. As The Daily Tar Heel, the university’s esteemed student newspaper, put it this morning, the school “has a

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Dana G Smith

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Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental