York U prof. develops simulation model to help families understand how to 'flatten the curve’

COVID-19 continues to spread globally and the phrase “flatten the curve” has now entered our every-day language. Professor Ali Asgary from the Disaster & Emergency Management has developed a model to help families understand why social distancing is an important way to help people understand how the virus spreads within a family unit and how they can work to flatten the curve at home and within their communities.

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President Rhonda L. Lenton issues a statement on the University's response to COVID-19

Beginning on March 16, York University will be suspending all face-to-face instruction and moving courses to online formats. The University is committed to completing the term and will deploy all of its resources to support faculty and students through this transition. As of midnight on March 13, the University has cancelled or postponed all non-essential events that are not required as part of an academic program. The Tait Mackenzie Centre and the Glendon Athletic Club will be closed until April 30. The Keele and Glendon campuses will remain open, and research activities will continue.

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