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Stateside: COVID-19 closes auto plants; musicians adapt to new normal; meeting the ventilator demand

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Ventilators will be essential equipment for stabilizing patients critically ill with the new coronavirus. Leaders like New York Governor Andrew Cuomo have said publicly they are desperate to find more.

Today on Stateside, the Big Three auto companies have wound down production at their plants over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus. Plus, how Michigan musicians are dealing with canceled concerts and connecting with their fans in the age of social distancing. 

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

Automakers shut factories, put recession lessons to work

Stateside's conversation with Daniel Howes

  • Daniel Howes is a business columnist with the Detroit News.

Stuck at home? You can still support your favorite Michigan musicians.

Stateside's conversation with Erin Zindle and Elle Lively

What Michigan factories would have to do to meet ventilator demand

Stateside's conversation with Jonathan Cohn

  • Jonathan Cohn covers health care for HuffPost.
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