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To prepare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordered 9.3 million flu vaccine doses for uninsured people compared with its typical half-million doses, says the American Medical Association. Drug companies hiked overall production of influenza vaccine this year.
"The impact on children who exercise at least an hour a day is huge," Darius Howard, district manager of Spokane's MUV Fitness, said while calling from his North Spokane home. "Exercise is a form of stress. But it's a good form of stress."
Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 20,000 international students at Washington’s colleges will no longer lose their visas if their school does not teach in-person classes in the fall, following the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to drop its new immigration rules.
Washington’s colleges and universities have more than 20,000 foreign students who could be forced out of the country or barred from entering it under proposed Trump administration’s new immigration rules, the state said Monday.
More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing that the policy jeopardizes students' safety and forces schools to reconsider fall plans they have spent months preparing.
A new Trump administration policy that threatens to revoke international students' visas won't have the same impact at every college and university, as institutions have taken various approaches to reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. But for any international student who had hoped to take online-only courses this fall, the choice is clear: Risk attending at least some in-person classes, or leave the country.
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration's decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall.
Nearly a third of her students at Rawson Elementary School in Hartford, Connecticut, have been unplugged from distance learning. On a Friday afternoon, as she visited some of their homes, she saw many of the reasons why: Internet service is unreliable. Parents are away at work. Some are uncomfortable with the technology. Still others think their children are doing fine when they are actually using the devices for other things.
Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
The Trump administration may expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities in the latest sign of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong.
Overwhelming evidence shows the detrimental ripple effects of COVID-19 on marginalized communities.
City employees make critical visits to the Detroit health department for a coronavirus test. On the other side of the long cotton swab: medical students in protective gear who have volunteered to be on the front line of the fight.
The sailing trip that 25 Dutch high school students embarked on last month was supposed to end in Cuba, where they would trade a tall ship for a plane flight back to the Netherlands. The coronavirus pandemic forced a change in plans.
While most of the 3,100 students have returned to their homes as universities and colleges close their campuses in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Whitworth University has 74 students still remaining in campus housing, including 39 in dorms.
The Undocumented Student Support Loan Program would offer students low-interest loans.
The Pentagon says it is imposing new restrictions on international military students at U.S. bases, including limits on their possession of firearms. This follows the deadly shooting in December at a Navy base at Pensacola, Florida, that the Justice Department determined was an act of terrorism by a Saudi military trainee
A Gonzaga University class, “Judo and Self-Defense,” has drawn a record number of female students with 10 women in a class of 15. Many women said they took the class to feel safer walking on campus at night or for travel abroad.
Classes are larger this year in Spokane Public Schools, especially in grades 4 through 12. But the district has achieved a major goal in reducing class sizes for its youngest students, the district’s board of directors heard Wednesday night.
It can be tricky talking to teens about sensitive topics, yet doctors need to draw answers from them for adolescents’ health issues. Each fall, North Central High School drama students do role-playing scenarios to help first-year Spokane medical students in University of Washington School of Medicine.