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Wright State Coronavirus Updates

This page will be updated as Wright State provides more communication on the ongoing fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Updates

WSU Coronavirus Updates

As WSU and Environmental Health and Safety Department continue to keep track of coronavirus cases, we will keep the community updated here.

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Wright State campus after first snowfall of the season | Photograph by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Hybrid Classes to Move Online for Two Weeks; At-Home Testing Advised

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, Interim Provost Douglas Leaman released a statement via email stating the coronavirus protocol that Wright State University will continue during the upcoming spring semester.

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SGA President Hosts Q and A About COVID and Vaccine

SGA hosted an interview with Gary LeRoy M.D. and discussed how to best stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID Vaccine: Questions and Concerns

The US FDA issued the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, raising questions and concerns for the public.

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Coronavirus: Self-Reported v.s Confirmed — What’s the Difference?

With record numbers of active coronavirus cases, the WSU coronavirus dashboard has left some students scratching their heads.

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Coronavirus | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Breaking: Schools Could Remain Virtual Next Year Dewine Says

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine discussed the increasing number of coronavirus cases and how it could affect universities.

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Coronavirus | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Resurgence of COVID Cases in Ohio, Following Guidelines

With a resurgence of cases in Ohio and across the country, there may be a second wave of restrictions coming for Dayton residents.

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Coronavirus: Vaccines Could Be Ready as Early as November or December

A return to normalcy may be on the horizon, with the CDC hoping to release a Coronavirus vaccine in November or December.

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Nutter Center gym | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Coronavirus Impact on Athletics

WSU had to postpone fall sports, along with every other team in the Horizon League. This did not have a huge financial impact on the program.

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Contact Tracers Overwhelmed; Calling On Students for Help

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences (DPPHS) at WSU is hiring student employees for a Supplemental Contact Tracing Team.

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