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Medical school students join virus fight with child care

VCU School of Medicine
Posted at 4:17 PM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 16:19:49-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Dozens of students from a Virginia medical school are doing their part in the fight against coronavirus by volunteering to care for the children of health care workers.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that nearly 100 students from Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine have joined a new student organization called the VCU Childcare Co-op.

Co-founder Annie Yang, a first-year medical student, said the student volunteers have donated more than 250 hours to help more than 20 families.

They’re caring for children as well as pets.

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