I find this article interesting because it is an example of just how easily a virus can be spread in a college setting. Dorm life provides a veritable cesspool of infectious possibilities (as evidenced by the number of freshmen who quickly become sick after entering college). Even with hand-washing, omnipresent antibacterial gel, and End-Bac, so many students are still bound to get sick. It really is necessary to be up to date on vaccinations, as well as to take proactive measures for a healthy immune system (sleep, exercise, healthy diet, not sharing cups at parties...) to keep viruses away.
Let's not end up like Cal.
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