Flashpoint 5/24/20: Michigan’s neglected and dangerous infrastructure; Survivors of COVID-19 on battling disease

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DETROIT – On this week’s episode we spoke with people who have survived COVID-19.

And devastation, frustration -- but not surprise. There was also a discussion about what can be done to address issues with Michigan’s aging, neglected and increasingly dangerous infrastructure.

Segment One:

Roundtable discussion on recovering from the coronavirus featuring Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, M.L Elrick and his wife Detroit Free Press reporter, Tresa Baldas; Rev. Horace Sheffield, one of several notable pastors in Detroit to fall victim to coronavirus and Dr. Scott Kaatz, a Henry Ford Health System physician. Kaatz caught the coronavirus and sadly lost his father to the virus earlier this month.

Segment Two:

Discussion on the state’s dangerous infrastructure with Jacob Rushlow, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Michigan section.

Segment Three:

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week’s episode.

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