How Nursing Homes Recover | COVID-19 Vaccine Trials | What To Stream
Segment 1, beginning at 4:29: Coronavirus outbreaks in places meant to offer long-term care has changed perceptions about their safety.
The coronavirus pandemic has introduced unprecedented challenges for nursing homes and the nursing home industry. Those involved say they are facing some of the same problems as hospitals, and that, until a vaccine is found, the future will mean a different operating model.
- Laura Howard, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
- Mike Levitt, president of the Missouri Health Care Association
Segment 2, beginning at 33:26: How vaccine trials in Kansas City, Missouri, are progressing
The Center for Pharmaceutical Research is one of two clinics selected to conduct trials on vaccines being developed for COVID-19. The center's founder explained how the vaccines are meant to work, how quickly the work is progressing and the methodology for testing.
- Dr. John Ervin, founder and medical director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Research
Dr. John Ervin is one of the featured guests for “Science Headlines: The Race to End the Pandemic—COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Kansas City” a livestream lecture and Q&A presented by the Linda Hall Library on Tuesday, June 2, from 4-5 p.m. Go to lindahall.org and look for Upcoming Events to register.
Segment 3, beginning at 41:01: The streaming films and series to take your mind off pandemic life.
With theaters still shuttered, everyone has recommendations for what to stream instead. From films sourced through Kansas City's art houses to tours of area museums, there's enough to entertain even the most seasoned viewer.
- Steve Walker, film critic and freelance arts reporter