First IC professor to contract COVID-19 reflects on its impact
Ithaca had not yet shuttered its restaurants. Students at Cornell University and Ithaca College were attending class, business as usual. The words pandemic and quarantine had not become part of our everyday vocabulary. But Stephen Sweet, DANA professor in the department of Sociology at Ithaca College, knew something was very wrong when he was struck by extreme fatigue and shortness of breath in early March 2020.
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Stalnecker, Ashley, "First IC professor to contract COVID-19 reflects on its impact" (2021). COVID-19 and Ithaca College. 18.