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Stateside: Pharmacists’ role in vaccinations; Great Lakes sculpin; pandemic fatigue in 1918-19

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Today on Stateside, nearly four million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the state of Michigan. A pharmacist discusses how pharmacies can help get vaccines into communities. Also, a look at the history of something we’re all familiar with — mask fatigue. Plus, a deep dive on an elusive Great Lakes denizen: the deepwater sculpin.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Kalamazoo-area pharmacist works to expand vaccine access in his community

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Stateside’s conversation with Arun Tandon

  • Arun Tandon is a pharmacist and the owner of Advanced Health Pharmacy in the Kalamazoo area.

A new discovery on the underwater alien planet of the Great Lakes floor

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Stateside’s conversation with David Jude and John Janssen

  • David Jude is a research scientist emeritus with the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan.
  • John Janssen is a professor in the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Finding the hemlock killer

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Daniel Wanschura’s feature for Interlochen Public Radio

Fatigue during 1918-19 pandemic led to a rush back to normal—and Americans paid a price

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Stateside’s conversation with J. Alexander Navarro

  • J. Alexander Navarro is assistant director at the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan. Read his recent article on the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic here.
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