Pope warns against the rich getting vaccine priority; another NC university reports cluster; world cases top 22M
First, the University of North Carolina. Now, North Carolina State University.
A day after university officials in Chapel Hill decided to pivot to online classes after at least four clusters of outbreaks of COVID-19 in student living spaces, the Raleigh university reported its first cluster of positive cases that included some of its own students.
Also Tuesday, the University of Notre Dame said it was moving to online classes for two weeks in hopes that infections won’t surge.
Meanwhile, a new survey shows that parents with children who have switched to online learning say they have gone into debt paying for all of the at-home school expenses, including breakfast and lunch, during the pandemic.
Some significant developments:
📈 Today’s numbers: The U.S. has 5.4 million confirmed infections and more than 171,000 deaths. Worldwide, there have been more than 781,000 deaths and 22.1 million cases, according to John Hopkins University data.