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Joseph Eron, MD

A CNBC News story reported on the cancelling of in person classes at UNC, recognizing the Covid-19 “positivity” rate jumped to 13.6% as of Sunday from 2.8% a week before. Some 135 students and staff tested positive over the last week, according to the university’s online coronavirus dashboard.

Joe Eron, MD, chief of infectious diseases, recommended students “self-quarantine and wear a mask at home with their parents in order to be completely safe.” He also said that “testing, on its own, does not protect people, though he said he would not advise against students seeking out testing.”

Read the article here.