BYU-Idaho probing college students who deliberately contracted COVID-19
Brigham Younger College-Idaho is investigating studies that some college students are deliberately contracting coronavirus to be able to promote their plasma containing COVID-19 antibodies.
The college shared the event in a Monday assertion posted on its web site.
“BYU-Idaho is deeply troubled by accounts of people who’ve deliberately uncovered themselves or others to COVID-19, with the hope of getting the illness and being paid for plasma that incorporates COVID-19 antibodies,” the college’s assertion stated.
“The college condemns this conduct and is actively searching for proof of any such conduct amongst our scholar physique.”
The college stated any scholar discovered responsible of such conduct will face a right away suspension.
In line with the most recent numbers supplied by the college, 109 BYU-Idaho college students have coronavirus.
BYU-Idaho additionally warned that if coronavirus tendencies proceed within the state and county, the college could also be compelled to transition to full-time distant studying.
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