COVID-19 Stories Of Recovery; Convalescent Plasma Trials
We begin the Sound of Ideas each day with the latest numbers around the novel coronavirus, including how many people have contracted COVID-19, the respiratory disease the virus causes. But these patients aren't just numbers. They're people whose struggles to overcome the disease are unique and personal. This hour, we're going to have conversatons with three of them. Later, people who have recovered from COVID-19 may be able to help protect those most-at risk. We'll learn more about a convalescent plasma therapy trial that employs a century old technique as a stopgap until a vaccine is developed.
Carol Joiner, Cleveland
Les Carrier, Hilliard
Amanda Scrocco, Youngstown
Dean Kereiakes, MD, Medical Director, Lindner Research Center, The Christ Hospital
Amy Edwards, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, University Hospitals
Andy Chow, Statehouse Correspondent, Ohio Public Radio/TV