Movie Industry During Pandemic, Coronavirus And Religious Holidays, Plasma Treatment

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Movie premieres are on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll talk with a critic about the industry’s response. We also hear about research in Wisconsin being done on a plasma treatment for the novel coronavirus. Plus, a look at the pandemic’s impact on religious holidays.

Featured in this Show

  • Major Movie Openings Postponed Due To Coronavirus

    The premieres of massive movies, such as Disney’s live-action “Mulan,” have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. We talk with a movie critic about ways the industry has been impacted.

  • How Faith Communities Are Handling Holidays Amid Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

    Holidays during the COVID-19 outbreak could present a challenge for worshippers as social distancing and stay-at-home orders remain the norm. This week, both Passover and Easter will happen as congregants need to stay home. We’ll speak with a rabbi and a pastor about how their respective organizations are worshipping amid the pandemic.

  • Wisconsin Doctor Donates Plasma To Help Patients With Novel Coronavirus

    In March, Dr. David Lal of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was diagnosed with a mild case of COVID-19. Now, he’s donating his plasma with antibodies to help treat patients with the disease. We’ll talk to him and a medical researcher about the program and how it could help with coronavirus treatment.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Reggie Ponder Guest
  • Rabbi Michal Woll Guest
  • Pastor Amanda Stein Guest
  • Dr. David Lal Guest
  • Jerome Gottschall Guest

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