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Virtual Job Fair Oct. 27 For SE Michigan Employers To Recruit Direct Care Workers

LANSING -  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Aging and Adult Services Agency has partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to host a virtual job fair for Southeast Michigan employers to help address a shortage of direct care workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has

By |2020-09-26T16:29:58-04:00September 26th, 2020|Coronavirus, Science|

COVID-19 Infection Rate Could Go 3X By Xmas

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown's modeling shows that the COVID-19 virus could increase three-fold from Halloween to New Year's Day 2021 as people in northern states hunker down for winter in what is also flu season. Brown lays out his claim in a series of slides he crafted for his clients, which include more

By |2020-09-25T15:31:20-04:00September 25th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Fred Brown: COVID-19 Potential Deaths In US In 2020 Could Rise To 600,000

ANN ARBOR - In November and December, when everyone moves inside in the United States, the COVID-19 death rate could climb to 5000 deaths a day and perhaps a total of 600,000 deaths by the end of 2020, predicts infectious disease expert Fred Brown. Brown has been working with a number of states and countries

By |2020-09-26T16:15:43-04:00September 18th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Futures For Frontliners Offers Tuition-Free College To COVID-19 Essential Workers

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced what she described as the nation's first program offering tuition-free college to an estimated 625,000 Michiganders who provided essential, frontline services during COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Safe orders between April 2020 and June 2020. Futures for Frontliners – inspired by the GI Bill which provided college degree to

By |2020-09-12T11:23:08-04:00September 12th, 2020|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|

COVID-19 Vaccine Update With Epidemiologist Fred Brown

ANN ARBOR - Infectious disease expert Fred Brown updates where vaccine research stands. He predicts there is little likelihood an effective vaccine will be ready by early November. It may not be until spring 2021 before a vaccine could be ready. Fred Brown comes to the fight against the COVID-19 virus from a forty year

By |2020-09-07T17:18:04-04:00September 7th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

COVID-19 Plasma Therapy Evaluated By Infectious Disease Expert

ANN ARBOR - President Trump contends plasma therapy will cure COVID-19. Fred Brown, an epidemiologist who works with Johns Hopkins, evaluates that claim. Fred Brown comes to the fight against the COVID-19 virus from a forty year career developing pharmaceutical solutions to infectious diseases and solving the myriad challenges involved in suppressing a viral epidemic.

By |2020-08-30T18:07:28-04:00August 30th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Ann Arbor Medical Device Company And Partner Get FDA Approval For COVID Treatment In Hot Spots

ANN ARBOR—Terumo Cardiovascular, a cardiovascular surgery products provider, announced a collaboration with Monmouth Junction, N.J.-based CytoSorbents Corp., to sell the latter company’s product CytoSorb to hospitals in 10 COVID-19 hotspot states. The states are Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. The product is designed to treat cytokine storm, a

By |2020-08-29T12:44:30-04:00August 29th, 2020|Coronavirus, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, Science|

Swift Biosciences Expands Coronavirus Research

ANN ARBOR—Swift Biosciences, Inc., a developer of DNA and RNA library preparation kits, announced the launch of a new ACE2 Swift Normalase Amplicon Panel to further research on the main functional receptor for viral entry of coronavirus. Human ACE2 has been identified as a key receptor for SARS-CoV-2 host cell entry. The study of the

By |2020-08-23T15:38:42-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Coronavirus, ESD, Science|

What Face Mask Is Right For You To Battle Pandemic?

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown returns to MITech TV to talk about face masks. A recent study showed there were 14 medical face masks available. Fred walks you through the masks and the differences, so you can decide what's right for you. Business-builder experienced in all aspects of healthcare solutions management to achieve profitable

By |2020-08-20T21:42:08-04:00August 20th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|