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‘Shoulder to Shoulder’: B.C. Dental Hygienist Students Want Online Learning, Cites Crowded Classes

January 28, 2022
by Global News

Students at a private Vancouver technical college for dental hygienists say their school isn’t doing enough to ensure safety amid the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Students at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene are calling for their classroom instruction to be moved online, citing crowded classrooms, poor air circulation and and on-campus COVID exposures.

Global News spoke with several students, all of whom asked for anonymity out of fear they would be reprimanded for speaking out.

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