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

Mar 25, 2021

COVID-19 cases are surging again in Michigan. Pharmacist Arun Tandon told Stateside how local pharmacies can help expand vaccine access in their communities. “There are so many people who are not vaccinated right now,” he said.
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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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Kalamazoo-area pharmacist works to expand vaccine access in his community

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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.