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COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Research (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Rochester, Minnesota

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-06-19

Duration: 00:05:13

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Mayo Clinic


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Robinson, William Interviewee
  • Francois, Elvis Interviewee
  • Robinson, Adare Interviewee


This segment from the June 19, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the work being done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Moreau reports that the Baton Rouge General and Baton Rouge Clinic recently joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. He interviews: Dr. William Robinson, orthopedic resident; Dr. Elvis Francois, orthopedic resident; and Dr. Adare Robinson, anesthesiologist. They discuss their work in continuing to treat patients during the pandemic and the Mayo Clinic’s research into plasma therapy as a treatment for COVID-19.