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Stateside Podcast: A pandemic in jail

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During the pandemic the Wayne County Jail kept its COVID positivity rate remarkably low — and no one in custody died from the virus. To understand how the jail and its for-profit medical providers handled COVID over the past two years, Michigan Radio reporters with more than a dozen inmates in the Wayne County Jail, as well as lawyers, health care workers, and advocates.

GUESTS:

Beenish Ahmed, criminal justice reporter, Michigan Radio

Nisa Khan, data reporter, Michigan Radio

Read Beenish and Nisa's report here.

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Music in today's episode by Blue Dot Sessions.

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