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Pandemics Affects Students Learning

CHATTANOOGA, TN. (mocsnews.com) — Covid has changed the everyday world we now live in, but the learning experience of students nationwide has been drastically affected. School closures in the Spring of 2020 brought forth a time of uncertainty in the educational system. We had very little data on how remote …

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FDA says J&J 1-dose shot prevents COVID; final decision soon

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.The Food and Drug Administration’s …

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Tampa Fans Ignore Executive Order

Chattanooga, Tenn (Reid Harvey) – Fans with no masks were present all throughout Tampa, Fl following the Buccaneers 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, despite an executive order from Mayor Jane Castor.   Castor’s executive order required that anyone attending the Super Bowl festivities in the city would be required to wear a mask …

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A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: How long-term isolation has affected student mental health

By: Noah Browne           The Corona Virus has had the world locked away in isolation for nearly a year. Concerns of pathological spread has led to the complete remodel of society. Business hours changing, supply chains crippled, and access to resources is becoming growingly scarce.           Though constant isolation is …

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Questions Arise for Spring Graduation at UTC

By JOSEPH CHAMBERS CHATTANOOGA, TENN (mocsnews.com) — With COVID-19 still affecting our day-to-day lives and changing our plans for health and safety reasons what does a spring graduation ceremony look like for the class of 2021 at UTC. Graduation is a monumental moment for students of all stages, graduation symbolizes …

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