Health

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Gotcha E-scooters are coming back to the Lansing area.


Groesbeck Golf Course sign and club house.
Naina Rao / WKAR-MSU

COVID-19 restrictions under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders are being eased. Even though the stay home directive remains in place until May 15th, activities like golf and boating are being allowed.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Gulick about Michigan’s approach, which is slower than that of some other states.


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A survey finds that Michigan restaurants anticipate losses of $1.2-billion dollars in April.


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For Muslims, today is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Sohail Chaudhry, Imam of the Islamic Society of Greater Lansing, about how COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are changing things this year.


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Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

A return to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic hinges on an effective vaccine.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Dr. Peter Gulick, an expert in infectious diseases in the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, about vaccine development. He says an early key is the detection of the genetic sequence of the virus, something that happened quickly in China.


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The Ingham County Health Department reports that in January, a child in the county died from seasonal influenza.


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Sparrow Hospital in Lansing is moving its collection site for donations of supplies like gloves, masks and sanitizing wipes on Monday.


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Top officials at Michigan State University are taking temporary pay cuts as part of MSU’s response to the financial impact of COVID-19.


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Capital Region International Airport in Lansing will get more than $10-million dollars in federal funding in response to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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At many stations across the U.S., today is Public Radio Music Day. WKAR is joining in, and Scott Pohl has this report on how COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are affecting local musicians.


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