Contagion Coverage Hunter/CUNY/NYC News

Opinion: CUNY Needs A Universal Pass/Fail System to Protect Vulnerable Students

March 23, 2020, by Andrew Shkreli, The Envoy

Anyone proximal to New York understands how severely COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has devastated its people. As of Sunday, March 22, nearly 11,000 New Yorkers tested positive for the illness, a dramatically greater amount than that reported a few days ago. 

Given that a substantial amount of people has not been tested, the gravity of the pandemic in New York City is not yet fully understood. It’s likely extremely underreported due to extortionate testing and hospitalization costs, leaving New Yorkers torn between survival and financial ruin. READ MORE.

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