Yeast and baking powder are flying off shelves, as many Americans try their hand at baking bread. Kneading dough can be a stress reliever... and the smell of fresh loaves, a comfort. Maya Muñoz and Russell Trimmer of Motzi Bread in Baltimore offer their view.
Covid-19 has infiltrated Maryland’s prisons and some of its county jails. The wife of one inmate told reporters, “They are all scared. They feel like they are sitting ducks,” waiting for the virus to spread through crowded cells. A coalition of public-health experts, lawyers and families has petitioned the state’s highest court to release inmates who are not a danger to society.
Dr. Robert Gallo has been getting to know viruses-- their targets and their weaknesses--for decades, even before he co-discovered the virus that causes AIDS in the 1980s. At the University of Maryland’s Institute for Human Virology, which he heads, Gallo is looking at the coronavirus; he joins us to share his thoughts. For more information about the Institute for Human Virology, visit this link. Gallo is also co-founder and international scientific advisor at the Global Virus Network. More information about GVN here.