With students heading back to campus dorms, experts have serious COVID-19 concerns

August 19, 2020
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As universities and colleges across Ontario prepare for tens of thousands of students to move back into dorms next week, some health experts are concerned safety protocols the schools have put in place may not be enough to stop the spread of COVID-19.

That's not just because residences pose similar challenges to other congregate living situations, according to Ashleigh Tuite, an epidemiologist at the University of Toronto. 

"As much as universities are going to have rules, there's going to be an element of wanting to socialize and interact with people," she said. 

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