IU Health specialist: ‘We have an epidemiological situation that is worsening’

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that people should mask up in indoor public spaces — even if they’re fully vaccinated — in communities where the coronavirus has substantial or high transmission, which includes most of central Indiana. To help make sense of the news, the Indianapolis Business Journal talked to Dr. Cole Beeler, an infectious disease specialist at Indiana University Health.

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Students sue IU over COVID vaccine requirement

Eight students, including an incoming law student, have filed a lawsuit against Indiana University, claiming the school’s policy requiring students to be inoculated against COVID-19 is “irrational and unreasonable” because “the pandemic is virtually over, herd immunity has been achieved and there is extremely minimal risk of COVID to IU students.”

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