THE (COVID-19) COVERAGE

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Amanda Funger | Avant-Youth

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Tucker Bedingfield

Stuck in the Middle: how Coronavirus Impacted College Students

College students across the country found themselves devastated and quite frankly, ignored. Like many people, their plans were cut short or cancelled altogether. There were no more classes, no formals, no more studying in the library and no graduation. While these all seem minuscule in the grand scheme of things, they were important to the individuals involved.

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Hagen McMenemy

I Caught the ‘Rona: Working Retail During a Pandemic

Beyond the ‘rona media cycle, my first moments of having the gravity of the situation put into perspective was at my job at a major retailer that primarily sells electronic goods. Shortly after my last shift, I became short of breath with a tightness in my chest and also developed a dry cough.

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DATA SOURCE Courtesy of Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering

GRAPHIC DESIGN Courtesy of SciLine

RESOURCES

A message from the GA Dept. of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey (April 27, 2020)

PSA’s: (1) CHECK if you should get tested for the ‘rona. (2) THERE are testing centers all over the STATE OF GEORGIA, including a free drive-thru center at GEORGIA TECH. (3) TLC if you’ve fallen ill, but more importantly, #stayhome. (4) DONATE blood if you’ve recovered from the disease – this can help medical experts develop a cure [or other remedies to reduce symptoms or the likelihood of death]. Appreciate y’all.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A TEST AT GA TECH (must pre-register in advance for a same-day appointment – and these go fast, we tried)