Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that can be mild, such as some cases of the common cold (among other possible causes, predominantly rhinoviruses), and others that can be lethal, such as SARS, MERS, and COVID-19.

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 |2020-09-20T18:43:52-04:00September 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|

How The Pandemic Impacts School Reopenings

  ANN ARBOR - Our infectious disease expert Fred Brown returns to talk about how schools can safely reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spoiler alert: It will be very challenging. Connect with me using: [email protected] LION | LinkedIn Open Networker. https://youtu.be/cDTRUpl1v0M?list=PL6GUBIAze2tZWi0oIe3paoFI0uvu5asXf   Business-builder experienced in all aspects of healthcare solutions management to achieve profitable operations. 15

By |2020-08-19T18:56:38-04:00August 16th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

State Launches College Town COVID-19 Workplace Safety Program

LANSING - In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19 as students return to Michigan college and university communities, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity will host a series of webinars for retail, bars, restaurants and other businesses in seven Michigan college towns. “With the number of cases among young, college-aged

By |2020-08-10T11:53:33-04:00August 8th, 2020|Coronavirus, Featured, Politics, Politics/Government, Science|