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COVID-19: Survivor Corps (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-2

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Online social networks


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Berrent, Diana Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Diana Berrent of New York, the founder of the Survivor Corps group on Facebook. She discusses: her experience with COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, in March 2020; starting the Survivor Corps group on Facebook to encourage other COVID-19 survivors to donate their plasma; the group’s expansion into patient advocacy; and the long-term symptoms of COVID-19. Host: Andre Moreau