coronavirus

Steve Sutterer photo
Courtesy photo / Sparrow Hospital

When you think of hospital staffs, you think of doctors and nurses. You might also think of cleaning personnel and food services.

During this time of crisis, another service of hospitals is important to many patients and their loved ones: religious counseling.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Steve Sutterer, supervisor of pastoral care at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.


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The Big Ten Conference extends its stoppage; Will college football happen this fall?; A look back with MSU men's golf coach Casey Lubahn

Dr. Peter Gulick photo
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Dr. Peter Gulick is an infectious disease specialist with the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Like many experts, he’s monitoring developments regarding the spread of the novel Coronavirus and the treatment of those who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Dr. Gulick about progress he sees in testing, and some promising treatments.


Andy Schor photo
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The city of Lansing is launching a fundraising effort to help people who aren’t earning income during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Samuel Stanley Jr. photo
WKAR/MSU

Before Samuel Stanley Jr. became a university president, he was a doctor and a medical researcher. With the spread of Coronavirus, he’s bringing that knowledge base to bear through the process of switching Michigan State University to online teaching and reaching students who no longer live and study on campus.


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Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. has restructured the administration of the colleges of Human Medicine, Nursing and Osteopathic Medicine, and promoted Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. to the new position of executive vice president for health sciences overseeing the colleges as well as clinical practices. 

Beauchamp is supporting MSU’s community response to the novel coronavirus outbreak


Mary Ellen Pitney interviews Elisabeth Anderson from the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University about how to keep clean and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Elizabeth Anderson is the Director of Science Communication for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University. She joined Mary Ellen Pitney to discuss what products to use to help prevent the spred of the coronavirus. She also shares how to safely use bleach solutions and talks about what misconceptions are swirling around about coronavirus prevention.

Olympics
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have officially been postponed; Mel Tucker and his staff still at work in light of coronavirus pandemic; Tua Tagovailoa workout video


COVID-19: Answers and Insight | TV Special

Mar 24, 2020
portrait: Shawn Turner
WKAR-MSU

Shawn Turner and health experts examine the coronavirus crisis in Michigan in this TV special from WKAR. The debut episode in the new series focuses on resources for our aging community.  WATCH NOW

Holt robotics team photo with Lisa Weise
Courtesy photo

As officials warn of dwindling medical supplies due to the coronavirus pandemic, protective goggles are being donated to Lansing hospitals by the coach of Holt High School’s robotics team.

UPDATED AT 1:36 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 26: Teacher Lisa Weise reports that almost 250 more pairs of goggles have been donated from science rooms in Holt schools.


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