Suspend In-Person Instruction at VCC

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By March 15th, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) had already produced a worldwide pandemic. So far, 73 cases have been reported in BC Province, and 1 patient died. An article on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the National Post said that 35% to 70% of Canadians are expected to contract the disease. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is easily transmitted by VCC, which is a densely populated teaching institution with hundreds of students, teachers, and foreign personnel entering the school every day. For the sake of the safety of students and staff, VCC should suspend the on-site teaching as soon as possible and change it to online teaching.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads very fast, and human contact is easy to spread. There were only 12 confirmed cases in BC Province on March 3, and there were 73 confirmed cases by March 15. Among many VCC teachers, there were more than 20 students in each classroom, which was easy to cause the human to human transmission. VCC its susceptible hotbeds, at this time, the concentration of classes, a serious threat to the safety of students and staff.
So far, most American universities have closed their campuses, and SFU, UBC, and BCIT have closed their campuses. Isolation is the best preventative method against COVID-19, and VCC should help the effort to contain the spread of the disease by shifting to virtual instruction.
This situation not just about ourselves. It is about our friends, our families, the old people and immunocompromised. From a personal note, I live with my aunt, she is a cancer patient, and she's a very susceptible person. A little personal behavior can cause great social impact, especially at this time.