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UK COVID-19 variant detected in Tulane community

UK COVID-19 variant detected in Tulane community

Domenic Mesa and Hannah Mayer February 4, 2021

Tulane University President Mike Fitts sent out an email to students earlier this afternoon detailing the presence of the U.K. variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 in the Tulane community. “Tulane's...

Students wear masks and  use their laptops in the socially-distanced classroom.

Tulane increases testing to three times weekly for all undergraduates

Gabby Abrams , News Editor November 6, 2020

Days after Halloween weekend, Tulane saw its largest number of positive COVID-19 cases. 55 students and 2 employees tested positive on Nov. 5, with a positivity rate of 2.4%. This elevated positivity rate...

Testing twice a week is not all that it's chalked up to be.

OPINION | Why COVID-19 testing twice weekly backfires

Deeya Patel, Views Editor October 21, 2020

  Last week, Tulane Campus Health announced that, along with on-campus students, undergraduates residing off campus would also begin testing for COVID-19 twice a week. While this may be wise...

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