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Large fast food chains are endangering the public by staying open

Fast food companies that are choosing to keep drive-thrus open during the COVID-19 pandemic are putting their employees and the public at risk to contract this contagious virus. (Photo courtesy of freestocks.org)

Josh Ghiorso, Arts & Culture Editor

May 5, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has caused many small businesses to shut down and larger chains to close, however there are still essential places that need employees. Essential workers are those like nurses and doctors, but also grocery store employees, fast food places and a few others.  But are all of...

Letter to the editor: ARC administration correctly notified students about tuberculosis case

Letter to the editor: ARC administration correctly notified students about tuberculosis case

December 22, 2015

To the Editor: Your editorial, “The Silent Treatment,” indicated that tuberculosis can be spread by “just speaking” to a person with TB. We simply would like to take this opportunity to ensure the accuracy of information about TB. Exposure to a person with active disease must be close ...

Health Center conducts tuberculosis tests

The diagnostic agent Tubersol, right, is used to test for tuberculosis by causing a mild allergic reaction in those who have contracted the disease. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

December 1, 2015

By Matthew Peirson and John Ferrannini In an original version of this story, the word tuberculosis was misspelled in the last sentence. An unidentified American River College student is in isolation after having been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, according to a statement made by the Sacramento ...

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