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Stateside: Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021

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With many Michigan hospitals reaching full capacity and counties reporting positivity rates of up to 40%, MDHHS director Elizabeth Hertel joins us for the latest update on how Michigan is handling a recent spike in COVID cases. Then, Detroit's first historian, Jamon Jordan, discusses the new position and what he hopes to bring to the role. To wrap things up, U-M medical historian Dr. Howard Markel explains the origins of the double helix and talks about his new book, “The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA’s Double Helix”.

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GUESTS ON TODAY’S SHOW:

  • Elizabeth Hertel, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jamon Jordan, educator and founder of The Black Scroll Network, History & Tours in Detroit
  • Dr. Howard Markel, University of Michigan medical historian and author
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