In this world of hype and hyperbole, it can be terribly difficult to separate reality from the ruse, sanity from the sensationalism.
Such is certainly the case with a now-pandemic outbreak of COVID-19: A novel and deadly strain of the coronavirus.
Authorities around the United States are working to curb the spread of the virus, often by quarantines and isolation…but not everyone is enthused about it, including a number of college students in Ohio.
At least 1,000 students at the University of Dayton broke out in a riot after being told to leave campus over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. The crowd became so violent that police wore riot gear when responding to the chaos.
According to a local news report, students at the University of Dayton rioted at the center of campus on Tuesday evening after they were told that they would have to leave campus as a precaution against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
Video of the incident was available on social media.
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The violence comes as a growing number of companies and organizations around the United States are canceling gatherings of any sort, including a possible slate of NBA games that could be played sans fans.
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