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As a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) swept through the world in 2020, preparedness plans, masking policies and more public policy changed just as quickly. WVXU has covered the pandemic's impact on the Tri-State from the very beginning, when on March 3, 2020, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine barred spectators from attending the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus over concerns about the virus, even though Ohio had yet to confirm a single case of COVID-19.

New Collaboration Helps Produce Needed Face Shields

Courtesy of Brandon Cornuke and David Sylvan
Brandon Cornuke and David Sylvan.

Cincinnati Edition speaks with David Sylvan, the president of UH Ventures, which is the innovation and commercialization arm of University Hospitals in Cleveland; and Brandon Conrnuke, the vice president of startup services at the non-profit MAGNET, about a unique collaboration to make and retool face shields for first responders around the country.

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