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Stateside: Doctor shares his COVID-19 recovery story; alternative papers face financial crisis  

Satellite image of algal bloom in Lake Erie taken in 2015.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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The COVID-19 pandemic may impede plans to fight blooms of cyanobacteria in Lake Erie.

Stateside for Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Today on Stateside, a Michigan doctor talks about his experience recovering from COVID-19 after contracting the illness and going on a ventilator. Also, we hear about the pandemic’s potential effects on a Lake Erie water quality initiative. Plus, we check in with the Detroit Metro Times about current challenges and the alt-weekly's hopes for the future.

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Dr. Eugene Vovchuk

Stateside’s conversation with Eugene Vovchuk

From frontline doctor to COVID-19 patient: Anesthesiologist shares his story of recovery 

  • Eugene Vovchuk is an anesthesiologist and critical care physician in Detroit.

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Andy Chow

Plan for Lake Erie cleanup could be hampered by pandemic 

  • Andy Chow is a reporter for Ohio Public Radio’s Statehouse News Bureau.

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Lee DeVito and Drew Philp

As local advertising is put on hold, will alt-weekly papers survive COVID-19?

  • Lee DeVito is editor-in-chief of the Detroit Metro Times.
  • Drew Philp is a writer and guest editor for the Detroit Metro Times.

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