by Simon Black
In response to COVID-19, Cornell University requires that students returning to campus must receive a flu shot.
That’s not a type-o: they want you to have a flu shot… to battle Covid.
Obviously the flu shot doesn’t protect you from COVID-19. But hey, this isn’t the first COVID response that makes absolutely no sense.
But it does indicate that Cornell, and other universities, might require students to receive a COVID vaccine when they become widely available.
In fact, in its “Behavioral Compact” which Cornell forced students to agree to before returning to campus, the very first line states,