COVID-19: How medicine can keep up

April 24, 2020

As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. start to peak, some healthcare facilities are overwhelmed by the surge in patients. How can they free up beds and prevent shortages of essential medication? The trick is to not panic—it’ll only slow things down.    

In this episode, we talk to Jackie Griffin (assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering). 

Litmus is produced and reported by News@Northeatern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written and hosted by Emily Arntsen with sound editing and mixing by Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.