Public Health

‘It’s Spring Break in Ann Arbor’

The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor is clinging to the dream of an in-person fall semester, even as many of its peers step back in the face of a global pandemic. But many Ann Arbor residents see the opening of campus as a nightmare scenario. They have inundated city-council members with calls, urging the council to stop the spread of coronavirus amid a student influx. Local parents worry that the university’s reopening will hurt the prospects of in-person K-12 education. Senior citizens don’t feel safe moving around the city. Business owners fear the devastating effects of another shutdown, after
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