Will U.S. University Students Spread COVID-19?

Universities are planning to open across the United States with strategies based on fantasy documents and magical thinking

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Aug 4, 2020 · 7 min read
Rows and rows of wooden chairs in a lecture hall with a podium and blackboard on a raised stage.
Rows and rows of wooden chairs in a lecture hall with a podium and blackboard on a raised stage.
Filling lecture halls like this one could easily spread the virus. Photo: Pixabay/Pexels

By Hugh Gusterson

In the 1980s, the Reagan administration made plans for the orderly evacuation of U.S. cities in the event of an imminent nuclear war…

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