Together, Marc and Lance Levine, who share a Brickell apartment, print and assemble masks during the week and then distribute them with Mitchell Levine to nearby homeless communities on the weekends.
Homeless people are among those most at risk for COVID-19. Here’s what these three brothers are doing about it
When three South Florida brothers saw the shortage of medical supplies, such as masks, due to the coronavirus pandemic, they began to think of ways they could use their knack for 3D printing to support their local community. In early April, Miami Masks Strong was born, a non-profit organization seeking to provide protective gear to those most at risk.
University of Miami President Julio Frenk is confident that in-person instruction will resume come August. However, during a Zoom roundtable discussion with student media leaders on April 30, Frenk said the campus environment students return to will be very different.
Congresswoman Donna Shalala, a public health expert herself, has been outspoken during the coronavirus pandemic, calling for better leadership from President Donald Trump, as well as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The first reported student at the University of Miami has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent out on Saturday, March 21 by University Communications.
University Communications sent out an email Tuesday night informing students that a member of the medical campus community has tested positive for coronavirus.
“We were stuck in a pandemic with no one to contact at the university. Imagine 25 students crying and calling parents, trying to figure out how they will go home, how to bring everything back so quickly, how we would finish classes, how we would get our money back.”
Joining over 135 other colleges and universities, the University of Miami announced in a message Thursday, March 12 that it would move to remote learning starting March 23 until April 4.