Stateside: Plasma antibody treatment; growing up in era of school shootings; Detroit’s lost studen

Jun 24, 2020
Originally published on June 25, 2020 1:26 pm

Today on Stateside, hospitals and health workers are still looking for ways to safely interact with patients following the first COVID-19 surge in Michigan. We check in with an epidemiologist who’s researching how plasma from recovered patients might help those at high risk of infection. Plus, we continue to look at what school might look like in the fall as the governor's Return to Learn Task Force wraps up its work and recommendations next week. 

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Convalescent plasma shows promise as COVID-19 treatment, but scientists say more research is needed

  • Dr. Nigel Paneth is an epidemiologist at Michigan State University and is on the leadership team for the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project.

Kids These Days: How has fear shaped our lives?

  • Kids These Days is a new podcast from Michigan Radio. It offers an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to be a teenager today.

Chair of governor’s task force says the hurdles for returning to in-person school are many and varied

  • Tonya Allen is the president and CEO of the Skillman Foundation.

How one Detroit school is keeping kids from falling through the cracks amid upheaval of COVID-19 pandemic

  • Erin Einhorn is a Deroit-based national reporter for NBC News Digital.
  • Jacqueline Dungey is principal of the New Paradigm Loving Academy, a Pre-K through fifth grade charter school in Detroit.
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