The University of Miami faced a coronavirus scare Friday evening after a student at Pearson Residential College called 911, reporting that his roommate had the coronavirus.
“The entire situation is heartbreaking,” said Li, a graduate student majoring in public relations.
With the coronavirus dominating news cycles and social media platforms alike, this student saw what he perceived to be an innocent opportunity to gain social currency.
UM Communications stated that while the officials at the university do not believe the coronavirus poses any immediate health risk to its campuses, the administration will be taking proper precautions.
“Getting enough sleep is necessary for academic success,” the Student Health Service said. “Students who pull all-nighters are more likely to have a lower GPA.”
A University of Miami student recently took to social media after she was served raw chicken by the on-campus dining vendor, Burger305. On Wed. Nov. 13, Lizette Rosa, a junior majoring in health science and sociology, found herself eating two out of three chicken tenders she was served, which she described as “pink,” “squishy” and…
“This state-of-the-art facility will allow UHealth to bring world-class health care to the rapidly growing Doral community and will serve as a western hub for our distinguished regional network of ambulatory services,” said Edward Abraham, the CEO of UHealth.
“Many people don’t discuss [OCD] openly, even when it is a pretty debilitating disorder,” she said. “People who might not be able to access these resources otherwise, can get the opportunity to in this setting.”
Student Health Service has already received 53 positive rapid flu tests so far this year, 36 influenza A and 17 influenza B, among University of Miami students.