Immunocompromised students scrambling for online options

Willow Robinson, a student and co-ordinator for the Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at the University of Ottawa, says she’s working with at least 81 other students scrambling to find professors who will accommodate online learning because they can't attend in-person, writes Dan Taekema for CBC News.

After more than two years of the pandemic, the COVID-19 measures in place during previous waves have been dropped, leaving students and post-secondary staff to sort out for themselves how to proceed safely.

While many have happily returned to in-person classes, others don’t have that option. Robinson, who has progressive degenerative muscle and nerve disorder and takes medication that lowers her immune response, said they’re being forced to choose between their health and their education.
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