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Generational View of Coronavirus

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With more cases of the Coronavirus or Covid-19 now being detected in “younger people,” the call from health officials for them to take it more seriously becomes louder.

21 year old Meghann Butchart chose to stay put on the Eastern Michigan University campus  even though most students went home and classes are now being taught on line. Out of concern for the health of her family at home in Garden City.  She describes the Ypsilanti Campus as a “Ghost town” but admitted she does still see people walking around holding hands or sitting close together eating.

She says her generation has had to deal with one catastrophe after the other leaving them without the proper coping skills.

Butchart says she is definitely taking the health precaution advice seriously and says she and her friends are concerned about their educational futures in light of all the changes put in place now to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.