Local 4 News at 6 — March 17, 2020


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>>Devin: AUTO WORKERS>>Devin: AUTO WORKERS
INCREASING PRESSURE ON THE INCREASING PRESSURE ON THE
AUTOMAKERS TO SHUT DOWN THE AUTOMAKERS TO SHUT DOWN THE
PLANTS AS THE NUMBER OF COVID-19 PLANTS AS THE NUMBER OF COVID-19
CASES IN MICHIGAN GROWS. CASES IN MICHIGAN GROWS.
>>Dr. McGeorge: HAVE YOU HEARD>>Dr. McGeorge: HAVE YOU HEARD
THAT TAKING IBUPROFEN CAN MAKE THAT TAKING IBUPROFEN CAN MAKE
THE CORONAVIRUS WORSE? THE CORONAVIRUS WORSE?
I’M PUTTING THAT TO THE TEST. I’M PUTTING THAT TO THE TEST.
>>Devin: THE CORONAVIRUS>>Devin: THE CORONAVIRUS
DOMINATES EVERYONE’S LIVES. DOMINATES EVERYONE’S LIVES.
>>Kim: AND PEOPLE ARE WONDERING>>Kim: AND PEOPLE ARE WONDERING
WHAT MORE SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN. WHAT MORE SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN.
IN MICHIGAN, THERE ARE 65 CASES. IN MICHIGAN, THERE ARE 65 CASES.
THE AMC FAIRLANE IN DEARBORN HAS THE AMC FAIRLANE IN DEARBORN HAS
BEEN NAMED AS A POTENTIAL BEEN NAMED AS A POTENTIAL
COVID-19 SITE.>>Devin: DDOT BUSES WILL BE>>Devin: DDOT BUSES WILL BE
BACK UP AND RUNNING AT 3:00 A.M. BACK UP AND RUNNING AT 3:00 A.M.
AFTER THE SERVICE INTERRUPTION. AFTER THE SERVICE INTERRUPTION.
ALL RIDES WILL BE FREE OF CHARGE ALL RIDES WILL BE FREE OF CHARGE
FOR THE TIME BEING. FOR THE TIME BEING.
ALL S.A.T. AND A.C.T. TESTING ALL S.A.T. AND A.C.T. TESTING
CANCELED THROUGH THE MONTH OF CANCELED THROUGH THE MONTH OF
MAY. MAY.
>>Kim: TODAY, THE TRUMP>>Kim: TODAY, THE TRUMP
ADMINISTRATION BEGAN OPENLY TAKE ADMINISTRATION BEGAN OPENLY TAKE
TALKING ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF TALKING ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF
SENDING MONEY TO AMERICAN SENDING MONEY TO AMERICAN
WORKERS TO HELP THEM THROUGH THE WORKERS TO HELP THEM THROUGH THE
CRISIS. CRISIS.
>>I WILL TELL WHAT YOU WE’VE>>I WILL TELL WHAT YOU WE’VE
HEARD FROM MANY PEOPLE AND THE HEARD FROM MANY PEOPLE AND THE
PRESIDENT SAID WE CAN CONSIDER PRESIDENT SAID WE CAN CONSIDER
THIS: THE PAYROLL TAX HOLIDAY THIS: THE PAYROLL TAX HOLIDAY
WOULD GIVE PEOPLE MONEY OVER THE WOULD GIVE PEOPLE MONEY OVER THE
NEXT 6-8 MONTHS. NEXT 6-8 MONTHS.
WE’RE LOOKING AT SENDING CHECKS WE’RE LOOKING AT SENDING CHECKS
TO AMERICANS IMMEDIATELY! TO AMERICANS IMMEDIATELY!
AND WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM HARD AND WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM HARD
WORKING AMERICANS, MANY WORKING AMERICANS, MANY
COMPANIES HAVE SHUT DOWN, COMPANIES HAVE SHUT DOWN,
WHETHER IT’S BARS OR WHETHER IT’S BARS OR
RESTAURANTS, AMERICANS NEED CASH RESTAURANTS, AMERICANS NEED CASH
NOW AND THE PRESIDENT WANTS TO NOW AND THE PRESIDENT WANTS TO
GET CASH NOW, IN THE NEXT TWO GET CASH NOW, IN THE NEXT TWO
WEEKS. WEEKS.
>>Devin: WE’LL SEE HOW THAT>>Devin: WE’LL SEE HOW THAT
DEVELOPS. DEVELOPS.
FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T HEAD OUT TO FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T HEAD OUT TO
THE STORES, SHOPPING ONLINE HAS THE STORES, SHOPPING ONLINE HAS
BEEN ESSENTIAL, BUT BIG CHANGES BEEN ESSENTIAL, BUT BIG CHANGES
FOR AMAZON SHOPPERS. FOR AMAZON SHOPPERS.
>>Kim: THE COMPANY MAKING A>>Kim: THE COMPANY MAKING A
MOVE TO PROTECT CONSUMERS AND MOVE TO PROTECT CONSUMERS AND
MAKE SURE THEY HAVE THE MAKE SURE THEY HAVE THE
ESSENTIALS TO GET YOU THROUGH ESSENTIALS TO GET YOU THROUGH
THE CORONAVIRUS. THE CORONAVIRUS.
OUR CONSUMER INVESTIGATOR HANK OUR CONSUMER INVESTIGATOR HANK
WINCHESTER IS LIVE AT AMAZON WINCHESTER IS LIVE AT AMAZON
AND, HANK, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN AND, HANK, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN
FOR THOSE SHOPPING ONLINE? FOR THOSE SHOPPING ONLINE?
>>Hank: KIMBERLY, DEVIN, IT>>Hank: KIMBERLY, DEVIN, IT
COULD MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR THOSE COULD MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR THOSE
OF YOU ON THE SITE REGULARLY. OF YOU ON THE SITE REGULARLY.
LOOK BEHIND ME. LOOK BEHIND ME.
THAT’S ONE OF THE BIG AMAZON THAT’S ONE OF THE BIG AMAZON
DISTRIBUTION SITES NOT FAR FROM DISTRIBUTION SITES NOT FAR FROM
DETROIT METRO AIRPORT. DETROIT METRO AIRPORT.
BUT NOW IMPORTANT INFORMATION BUT NOW IMPORTANT INFORMATION
FOR ALL OF YOU BEFORE YOU SHOP. FOR ALL OF YOU BEFORE YOU SHOP.
IF YOU’RE A BIG AMAZON SHOPPER, IF YOU’RE A BIG AMAZON SHOPPER,
YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS BIG YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS BIG
UPCOMING CHANGE. UPCOMING CHANGE.
AMAZON’S FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON AMAZON’S FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON
PROGRAM WILL NOT START PROGRAM WILL NOT START
SUSPENDING SHIPMENTS THROUGH SUSPENDING SHIPMENTS THROUGH
APRIL 5th. APRIL 5th.
THE TECH GIANT PRIORITIZING THE TECH GIANT PRIORITIZING
PRODUCTS NEEDED FOR THE PRODUCTS NEEDED FOR THE
CORONAVIRUS AND LIMITING THIRD CORONAVIRUS AND LIMITING THIRD
PARTY SELLERS AND THOSE WHO MAY PARTY SELLERS AND THOSE WHO MAY
BE LOOKING TO PROFIT, PRICE BE LOOKING TO PROFIT, PRICE
GOUGERS, WHO HAVE TAKEN OVER THE GOUGERS, WHO HAVE TAKEN OVER THE
SITE. SITE.
>>LET’S LOOK AT TOILET PAPER.>>LET’S LOOK AT TOILET PAPER.
AMAZON DOESN’T EVEN HAVE ANY TO AMAZON DOESN’T EVEN HAVE ANY TO
SELL YOU BUT I HAVE SEVERAL SELL YOU BUT I HAVE SEVERAL
SCREEN SHOTS WHERE THEY WERE SCREEN SHOTS WHERE THEY WERE
TRYING TO SELL A 36-PACK FOR TRYING TO SELL A 36-PACK FOR
$107. $107.
AND IT WASN’T A THIRD PARTY. AND IT WASN’T A THIRD PARTY.
SO AMAZON GOT IN MY HUMBLE SO AMAZON GOT IN MY HUMBLE
OPINION GOT THEIR WINGS CLIPPED OPINION GOT THEIR WINGS CLIPPED
AND STARTED TO LOOK, WAIT A AND STARTED TO LOOK, WAIT A
MINUTE, THESE PEOPLE ARE MINUTE, THESE PEOPLE ARE
PURPORTING TO BE OUR PARTNERS PURPORTING TO BE OUR PARTNERS
AND DRAGGING US DOWN. AND DRAGGING US DOWN.
>>Hank: AMAZON SAYING, WE ARE>>Hank: AMAZON SAYING, WE ARE
TEMPORARILY PRIORITIZING TEMPORARILY PRIORITIZING
HOUSEHOLD STAPLES…>>DO YOU REALLY NEED THIS?>>DO YOU REALLY NEED THIS?
I’M NOT GOING TO WALLPAPER MY I’M NOT GOING TO WALLPAPER MY
BATHROOM IN TOILET PAPER. BATHROOM IN TOILET PAPER.
DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH STUFF FOR 2 DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH STUFF FOR 2
WEEKS? WEEKS?
MOST OF US GENERALLY DO. MOST OF US GENERALLY DO.
AND DON’T BUY EVERYTHING ELSE AND DON’T BUY EVERYTHING ELSE
OUT OF THE STORE. OUT OF THE STORE.
>>Hank: BACK OUT HERE LIVE.>>Hank: BACK OUT HERE LIVE.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO
REMEMBER. REMEMBER.
PURCHASES FROM A THIRD PARTY PURCHASES FROM A THIRD PARTY
SELLER, THAT’S NOT ILLEGAL. SELLER, THAT’S NOT ILLEGAL.
YOU CAN STILL CARRY THAT ON, BUT YOU CAN STILL CARRY THAT ON, BUT
YOU’RE NOT GONNA BE ABLE TO DO YOU’RE NOT GONNA BE ABLE TO DO
IT THROUGH AMAZON DIRECTLY. IT THROUGH AMAZON DIRECTLY.
YOU’LL HAVE TO CONTACT THAT YOU’LL HAVE TO CONTACT THAT
THIRD PARTY SELLER ON YOUR OWN. THIRD PARTY SELLER ON YOUR OWN.
LIVE HERE TONIGHT IN ROMULUS, LIVE HERE TONIGHT IN ROMULUS,
HANK WINCHESTER, “HELP ME HANK.” HANK WINCHESTER, “HELP ME HANK.”
>>Devin: AND THIS HELPS WITH>>Devin: AND THIS HELPS WITH
PRICE GOUGING, AS WELL. PRICE GOUGING, AS WELL.
AS WE REPORTED, WE MENTIONED AT AS WE REPORTED, WE MENTIONED AT
5:00, THE STATE IS ALREADY 5:00, THE STATE IS ALREADY
TRYING TO CRACK DOWN ON A MAJOR TRYING TO CRACK DOWN ON A MAJOR
RETAILER. RETAILER.
>>Hank: WE’RE TALKING ABOUT>>Hank: WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
MENARDS. MENARDS.
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL GOING AFTER THE ATTORNEY GENERAL GOING AFTER
THAT BIG CHAIN OF STORES SAYING THAT BIG CHAIN OF STORES SAYING
SHE IS DISAPPOINTED TO LEARN SHE IS DISAPPOINTED TO LEARN
THEY WERE UPSELLING MASKS THEY WERE UPSELLING MASKS
THROUGH METRO DETROIT AND ON THE THROUGH METRO DETROIT AND ON THE
WESTERN SIDE OF THE STATE AND WESTERN SIDE OF THE STATE AND
THE AG WANTS TO HEAR ABOUT IT. THE AG WANTS TO HEAR ABOUT IT.
IF YOU HEAR SOMETHING THAT SEEMS IF YOU HEAR SOMETHING THAT SEEMS
OUT OF LINE, GET IN TOUCH WITH OUT OF LINE, GET IN TOUCH WITH
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
>>Kim: WE FIRST REPORTED>>Kim: WE FIRST REPORTED
YESTERDAY ON A POSITIVE CASE OF YESTERDAY ON A POSITIVE CASE OF
COVID-19 AT THE ALL SEASONS COVID-19 AT THE ALL SEASONS
SENIOR LIVING FACILITY IN WEST SENIOR LIVING FACILITY IN WEST
BLOOMFIELD. BLOOMFIELD.
>>Devin: AND NOW A SECOND>>Devin: AND NOW A SECOND
CONFIRMED CASE, ESPECIALLY CONFIRMED CASE, ESPECIALLY
CONCERNING SINCE THE ELDERLY ARE CONCERNING SINCE THE ELDERLY ARE
IN THE HIGHEST RISK GROUP. IN THE HIGHEST RISK GROUP.
VICTOR WILLIAMS JOINS US LIVE VICTOR WILLIAMS JOINS US LIVE
WITH MORE. WITH MORE.
YOU HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK TO YOU HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK TO
SOMEONE WHO HAS A FAMILY MEMBER SOMEONE WHO HAS A FAMILY MEMBER
AT THAT FACILITY, VICTOR. AT THAT FACILITY, VICTOR.
>>Victor: YEAH, ABSOLUTELY.>>Victor: YEAH, ABSOLUTELY.
SO THIS PLACE WAS ALREADY SO THIS PLACE WAS ALREADY
QUARANTINED WITH NOBODY ABLE TO QUARANTINED WITH NOBODY ABLE TO
GO IN OR OUT, BUT IT WAS A GO IN OR OUT, BUT IT WAS A
DEVASTATING BLOW TO FIND OUT DEVASTATING BLOW TO FIND OUT
THAT ANOTHER PERSON HAS BEEN THAT ANOTHER PERSON HAS BEEN
DIAGNOSED WITH THE VIRUS. DIAGNOSED WITH THE VIRUS.
>>OBVIOUSLY WE’RE VERY>>OBVIOUSLY WE’RE VERY
CONCERNED. CONCERNED.
>>Victor: IT’S BEEN A ROUGH>>Victor: IT’S BEEN A ROUGH
COUPLE OF MONTHS FOR ED COLT AND COUPLE OF MONTHS FOR ED COLT AND
HIS MOTHER. HIS MOTHER.
>>IT’S ALARMING IT HAS HAPPENED>>IT’S ALARMING IT HAS HAPPENED
FOR THE SECOND TIME IN TWO DAYS. FOR THE SECOND TIME IN TWO DAYS.
>>Victor: THE SECOND CASE OF>>Victor: THE SECOND CASE OF
CORONAVIRUS FOUND IN LESS THAN CORONAVIRUS FOUND IN LESS THAN
48 HOURS AMONG THE RESIDENTS WHO 48 HOURS AMONG THE RESIDENTS WHO
LIVE IN THE BUILDING. LIVE IN THE BUILDING.
>>THE CAREGIVER WITH HER DID>>THE CAREGIVER WITH HER DID
TELL ME ON THE PHONE THAT THE TELL ME ON THE PHONE THAT THE
SECOND CASE IS A YOUNG LADY, SO SECOND CASE IS A YOUNG LADY, SO
NOW THAT MEANS ONE WOMAN AND ONE NOW THAT MEANS ONE WOMAN AND ONE
MAN AT ALL SEASONS HAS BEEN MAN AT ALL SEASONS HAS BEEN
DIAGNOSED. DIAGNOSED.
>>Victor: HIS MOTHER IS DOING>>Victor: HIS MOTHER IS DOING
FINE. FINE.
>>THEY WERE TAKING HER>>THEY WERE TAKING HER
TEPERATURE WHEN I CALLED, SO I TEPERATURE WHEN I CALLED, SO I
ASKED, WHAT’S HER TEMPERATURE? ASKED, WHAT’S HER TEMPERATURE?
AND THANKFULLY IT’S 98.4, SO SHE AND THANKFULLY IT’S 98.4, SO SHE
IS DOING WELL. IS DOING WELL.
>>Victor: BUT IS NOW UNDER>>Victor: BUT IS NOW UNDER
QUARANTINE ALONG WITH THE REST QUARANTINE ALONG WITH THE REST
OF THE DIDN’T UNTIL FURTHER OF THE DIDN’T UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE. NOTICE.
>>THE HARDEST PART OF THIS IS>>THE HARDEST PART OF THIS IS
THAT SHE CAN’T LEAVE HER THAT SHE CAN’T LEAVE HER
APARTMENT. APARTMENT.
>>Victor: THE SECOND CASE OF>>Victor: THE SECOND CASE OF
THE CORONAVIRUS FOUND IN LESS THE CORONAVIRUS FOUND IN LESS
THAN 48 HOURS AMONG THE 160 THAN 48 HOURS AMONG THE 160
RESIDENTS LIVING IN THE RESIDENTS LIVING IN THE
BUILDING. BUILDING.
>>Victor: AND WE’RE TOLD THAT>>Victor: AND WE’RE TOLD THAT
THE STAFF HERE HAS BEEN DOING A THE STAFF HERE HAS BEEN DOING A
GREAT JOB BASICALLY OF KEEPING GREAT JOB BASICALLY OF KEEPING
EVERYONE INSIDE COMFORTABLE. EVERYONE INSIDE COMFORTABLE.
WE JUST WANTED TO MENTION THAT, WE JUST WANTED TO MENTION THAT,
PER ED, THE PERSON WE SPOKE TO PER ED, THE PERSON WE SPOKE TO
EARLIER. EARLIER.
WE’RE REPORTING LIVE OUT HERE. WE’RE REPORTING LIVE OUT HERE.
VICTOR WILLIAMS, BACK TO YOU VICTOR WILLIAMS, BACK TO YOU
GUYS. GUYS.
>>Devin: IT’S BEEN A BUSY DAY>>Devin: IT’S BEEN A BUSY DAY
IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY WHEN IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY WHEN
IT COMES TO THE CORONAVIRUS. IT COMES TO THE CORONAVIRUS.
>>Kim: THERE ARE CASES POPPING>>Kim: THERE ARE CASES POPPING
UP IN EXECUTIVE SUITES. UP IN EXECUTIVE SUITES.
ROD MELONI IS LIVE WITH A LOOK ROD MELONI IS LIVE WITH A LOOK
AT THAT AND THE POSSIBILITY THE AT THAT AND THE POSSIBILITY THE
INDUSTRY MAY BE SHUTTERING THE INDUSTRY MAY BE SHUTTERING THE
PLANTS IN THE DAYS TO COME, ROD. PLANTS IN THE DAYS TO COME, ROD.
>>Rod: IN THE LAST 5 MINUTES,>>Rod: IN THE LAST 5 MINUTES,
THE UAW AND THE DOMESTIC 3 THE UAW AND THE DOMESTIC 3
EXECUTIVE HIS A CONFERENCE CALL. EXECUTIVE HIS A CONFERENCE CALL.
THEY WILL LOOK AT POSSIBLY THEY WILL LOOK AT POSSIBLY
STAGGERED PLANT FACILITIES TO STAGGERED PLANT FACILITIES TO
REDUCE THE RISK. REDUCE THE RISK.
THE UAW IS VERY ANGRY AND THE UAW IS VERY ANGRY AND
THREATENING A STRIKE IF NEED BE. THREATENING A STRIKE IF NEED BE.
AND THERE IS CONCERN ABOUT THE AND THERE IS CONCERN ABOUT THE
CASES THAT HAVE POPPED UP IN THE CASES THAT HAVE POPPED UP IN THE
ENGINEERING AREA. ENGINEERING AREA.
CREWS WERE DISINFECTING CREWS WERE DISINFECTING
EVERYTHING IN SIGHT. EVERYTHING IN SIGHT.
THEY GOT THE CALL WHEN GM FOUND THEY GOT THE CALL WHEN GM FOUND
OUT LAST NIGHT ONE OF THE OUT LAST NIGHT ONE OF THE
EMPLOYEES, A MAN WHO WORKS IN EMPLOYEES, A MAN WHO WORKS IN
THE COLE TECHNICAL CENTER, THE THE COLE TECHNICAL CENTER, THE
BUILDING IN THE MIDDLE HERE FROM BUILDING IN THE MIDDLE HERE FROM
SKY4, TESTED POSITIVE FOR SKY4, TESTED POSITIVE FOR
CORONAVIRUS LAST NIGHT. CORONAVIRUS LAST NIGHT.
A SALARIED EMPLOYEE WHO HASN’T A SALARIED EMPLOYEE WHO HASN’T
BEEN AT HIS DESK SINCE LAST BEEN AT HIS DESK SINCE LAST
THURSDAY BECAUSE THE COMPANY THURSDAY BECAUSE THE COMPANY
MOVED TO REMOTE OFFICE MODE ON MOVED TO REMOTE OFFICE MODE ON
FRIDAY. FRIDAY.
NOW GM IS CONTACTING COWORKERS. NOW GM IS CONTACTING COWORKERS.
SAME THING AT FORD IN DEARBORN. SAME THING AT FORD IN DEARBORN.
THE EMPLOYEE WHO TESTED POSITIVE THE EMPLOYEE WHO TESTED POSITIVE
FOUND OUT YESTERDAY, WORKED HERE FOUND OUT YESTERDAY, WORKED HERE
AT THE FORD ENGINEERING CENTER, AT THE FORD ENGINEERING CENTER,
BUILDING 5. BUILDING 5.
HE HAD NOT BEEN TO WORK THIS HE HAD NOT BEEN TO WORK THIS
WEEK OR MUCH OF LAST WEEK, WEEK OR MUCH OF LAST WEEK,
LEAVING THEM TO BELIEVE THAT LEAVING THEM TO BELIEVE THAT
NOBODY AT THE COMPANY IS IN NOBODY AT THE COMPANY IS IN
JEOPARDY. JEOPARDY.
FORD HAS A LARGE ARMY OF FORD HAS A LARGE ARMY OF
CLEANING CREWS SPREADING OUT CLEANING CREWS SPREADING OUT
ACROSS THE CAMPUS THERE. ACROSS THE CAMPUS THERE.
AND LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY AND LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY
OF PLANT CLOSURES AND PRENTICE OF PLANT CLOSURES AND PRENTICE
GARDNER FROM WARREN SAID IT’S GARDNER FROM WARREN SAID IT’S
UNNERVING INSIDE THE PLANT WITH UNNERVING INSIDE THE PLANT WITH
HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN CLOSE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN CLOSE
PROXIMITY TO CONSTRUCTION PROXIMITY TO CONSTRUCTION
WORKERS GETTING THE PLANT READY WORKERS GETTING THE PLANT READY
FOR A MODEL CHANGEOVER. FOR A MODEL CHANGEOVER.
DO YOU THINK YOU SHOULD BE IN DO YOU THINK YOU SHOULD BE IN
HERE WORKING RIGHT NOW? HERE WORKING RIGHT NOW?
>>NO!>>NO!
>>WHY?>>WHY?
>>BECAUSE OF WHAT’S GOING ON.>>BECAUSE OF WHAT’S GOING ON.
EVERYBODY HAS ANXIETY SKY-HIGH, EVERYBODY HAS ANXIETY SKY-HIGH,
WORRIED. WORRIED.
HAVE YOU BEEN TESTED? HAVE YOU BEEN TESTED?
>>NO.>>NO.
>>NEITHER HAVE I.>>NEITHER HAVE I.
SO WE BETTER STEP BACK. SO WE BETTER STEP BACK.
>>Rod: HE’S BEING HUMOROUS, BUT>>Rod: HE’S BEING HUMOROUS, BUT
HE IS SERIOUS IN THAT THERE’S HE IS SERIOUS IN THAT THERE’S
THE NOTION THAT THIS IS NOT THE NOTION THAT THIS IS NOT
WORKING OUT. WORKING OUT.
THERE ARE TOO MANY PEOPLE IN A THERE ARE TOO MANY PEOPLE IN A
CONFINED AREA AND LEAVING AND CONFINED AREA AND LEAVING AND
ENTERING THE PLANT TOGETHER IN ENTERING THE PLANT TOGETHER IN
LARGE GROUPS AND THEY THINK LARGE GROUPS AND THEY THINK
SOMETHING NEEDS TO CHANGE. SOMETHING NEEDS TO CHANGE.
SO WE’LL SEE WHAT GETS SO WE’LL SEE WHAT GETS
NEGOTIATED ON THE CONFERENCE NEGOTIATED ON THE CONFERENCE
CALL. CALL.
REPORTING LIVE FROM DEARBORN, REPORTING LIVE FROM DEARBORN,
ROD MELONI, LOCAL 4. ROD MELONI, LOCAL 4.
>>Kim: I UNDERSTAND HIS>>Kim: I UNDERSTAND HIS
SENTIMENTS. SENTIMENTS.
. .
>>DEVIN: WE’VE BEEN EVERY DAY>>DEVIN: WE’VE BEEN EVERY DAY
TRYING TO SORT THROUGH TRYING TO SORT THROUGH
INFORMATION AND MISINFORMATION INFORMATION AND MISINFORMATION
AND OUTRIGHT DISINFORMATION AND OUTRIGHT DISINFORMATION
THAT’S BEEN GOING AROUND ON THE THAT’S BEEN GOING AROUND ON THE
CORONAVIRUS. CORONAVIRUS.
>>Kim: SEVERAL VIEWERS ASKED US>>Kim: SEVERAL VIEWERS ASKED US
TO FIND OUT IF ONE THING IN TO FIND OUT IF ONE THING IN
PARTICULAR IS STRU. PARTICULAR IS STRU.
DR. McGEORGE HAS THE TRUST INDEX DR. McGEORGE HAS THE TRUST INDEX
ON IBUPROFEN AND CORONAVIRUS. ON IBUPROFEN AND CORONAVIRUS.
>>Dr. McGeorge: THE CONCERN IS>>Dr. McGeorge: THE CONCERN IS
WHETHER IBUPROFEN, MOTRIN OR WHETHER IBUPROFEN, MOTRIN OR
ADVIL CAN WORSEN THE VIRUS. ADVIL CAN WORSEN THE VIRUS.
THE STATEMENT APPEARS TO COME THE STATEMENT APPEARS TO COME
FROM FRANCE’S HEALTH MINISTER FROM FRANCE’S HEALTH MINISTER
THIS PAST WEEKEND. THIS PAST WEEKEND.
IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT
IBUPROFEN IS NOW DANGEROUS WITH IBUPROFEN IS NOW DANGEROUS WITH
COVID-19. COVID-19.
HERE’S THE DEAL: THERE’S HERE’S THE DEAL: THERE’S
ABSOLUTELY NO ACTUAL RESEARCHER ABSOLUTELY NO ACTUAL RESEARCHER
DATA TO SUGGEST IT’S DANGEROUS DATA TO SUGGEST IT’S DANGEROUS
FOR COVID-19. FOR COVID-19.
HOWEVER, IN OTHER DISEASES, HOWEVER, IN OTHER DISEASES,
IBUPROFEN IS NOT COMPLETELY IBUPROFEN IS NOT COMPLETELY
HARMLESS. HARMLESS.
THERE’S A GROWING BODY OF THERE’S A GROWING BODY OF
EVIDENCE THAT NSAIDs COULD EVIDENCE THAT NSAIDs COULD
INCREASE THE RISK OF STROKE OR INCREASE THE RISK OF STROKE OR
HEART ATTACK AND LINKED TO A HEART ATTACK AND LINKED TO A
RARE INFECTION IN CHILDREN WITH RARE INFECTION IN CHILDREN WITH
CHICKEN POX. CHICKEN POX.
AND THERE’S A STUDY THAT NSAID AND THERE’S A STUDY THAT NSAID
USE IN PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY USE IN PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY
INFECTIONS WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A INFECTIONS WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A
HIGHER RATE OF HEART ATTACKS. HIGHER RATE OF HEART ATTACKS.
SO FOR NOW, I’M GOING TO GIVE SO FOR NOW, I’M GOING TO GIVE
THIS A “BE CAREFUL” ON THE TRUST THIS A “BE CAREFUL” ON THE TRUST
INDEX. INDEX.
IN THE ABSENCE OF FIRM DATA, IN THE ABSENCE OF FIRM DATA,
IT’S PREMATURE TO SAY IT’S IT’S PREMATURE TO SAY IT’S
HARMFUL. HARMFUL.
BUT IF THERE’S A CONCERN, TAKE BUT IF THERE’S A CONCERN, TAKE
ACETAMINOPHEN OR TYLENOL FOR ACETAMINOPHEN OR TYLENOL FOR
YOUR FEVER. YOUR FEVER.
COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MECHANISM COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MECHANISM
OF ACTION. OF ACTION.
>>Kim: THIS IS NO FUN FOR>>Kim: THIS IS NO FUN FOR
ADULTS, BUT IMAGINE HAVING YOUR ADULTS, BUT IMAGINE HAVING YOUR
FOURTH BIRTHDAY PARTY MESSED UP FOURTH BIRTHDAY PARTY MESSED UP
BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS. BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS.
>>Devin: AND FOR THIS LITTLE>>Devin: AND FOR THIS LITTLE
GUY, SOCIAL DISTANCING COULDN’T GUY, SOCIAL DISTANCING COULDN’T
COME AT A WORSE TIME BUT THEY’RE COME AT A WORSE TIME BUT THEY’RE
MAKING HIM FEEL SPECIAL. MAKING HIM FEEL SPECIAL.
IT’S ACTS OF KINDNESS. IT’S ACTS OF KINDNESS.
>>Steve: YOU KNOW, THERE’S NO>>Steve: YOU KNOW, THERE’S NO
QUESTION, A LOT OF THE NEWS WE QUESTION, A LOT OF THE NEWS WE
HEAR EVERY DAY IS SCARY. HEAR EVERY DAY IS SCARY.
EVERYBODY IS UNSETTLED, SO WE’RE EVERYBODY IS UNSETTLED, SO WE’RE
TRYING TO FIND SOME REASONS TO TRYING TO FIND SOME REASONS TO
SMILE AS WELL. SMILE AS WELL.
WE’RE LEARNING HOW TO DO A LOT WE’RE LEARNING HOW TO DO A LOT
OF NEW THINGS IN DIFFERENT WAYS. OF NEW THINGS IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
TODAY, I LEARNED A NEW ONE, HOW TODAY, I LEARNED A NEW ONE, HOW
TO SAY HAPPY BIRTHDAY. TO SAY HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
[HORN HONKING] [HORN HONKING]
>>Steve: SO WHICH ONE IS THE>>Steve: SO WHICH ONE IS THE
BIRTHDAY BOY? BIRTHDAY BOY?
THIS IS AIDAN. THIS IS AIDAN.
YOU DON’T KNOW HIM, I DON’T YOU DON’T KNOW HIM, I DON’T
EITHER. EITHER.
TODAY, HE TURNS 4 YEARS OLD. TODAY, HE TURNS 4 YEARS OLD.
IT’S A SOCIAL DISTANCING THING. IT’S A SOCIAL DISTANCING THING.
>>IT’S UNEXPECTED, NOT WHAT WE>>IT’S UNEXPECTED, NOT WHAT WE
WERE PLANNING, BUT WE MADE DO. WERE PLANNING, BUT WE MADE DO.
AND WE WOKE UP AND HAD CAKE FOR AND WE WOKE UP AND HAD CAKE FOR
BREAKFAST. BREAKFAST.
>>Steve: THESE ARE HIS BEST>>Steve: THESE ARE HIS BEST
FRIENDS. FRIENDS.
THEY LIVE DOWN THE STREET. THEY LIVE DOWN THE STREET.
SINCE AIDAN CAN’T HAVE A TYPICAL SINCE AIDAN CAN’T HAVE A TYPICAL
BIRTHDAY PARTY TODAY, THEY AND BIRTHDAY PARTY TODAY, THEY AND
THEIR DAD PUT UP THIS SIGN WHICH THEIR DAD PUT UP THIS SIGN WHICH
CAUGHT OUR EYE. CAUGHT OUR EYE.
>>HE CAN’T HAVE A BIG PARTY SO>>HE CAN’T HAVE A BIG PARTY SO
WE THOUGHT WE WOULD DO SOMETHING WE THOUGHT WE WOULD DO SOMETHING
SPECIAL AND PUT A SIGN IN THE SPECIAL AND PUT A SIGN IN THE
YARD. YARD.
>>Steve: HONK FOR THE BIRTHDAY>>Steve: HONK FOR THE BIRTHDAY
BOY. BOY.
>>Steve: FOR AIDAN, IT’S NOT AS>>Steve: FOR AIDAN, IT’S NOT AS
COOL AS HAVING FRIENDS FOR YOUR COOL AS HAVING FRIENDS FOR YOUR
BIRTHDAY PARTY BUT IT’S PRETTY BIRTHDAY PARTY BUT IT’S PRETTY
GOOD. GOOD.
>>HE IS LOVING HAVING THE FOUR>>HE IS LOVING HAVING THE FOUR
OF US HOME TOGETHER. OF US HOME TOGETHER.
AND LOTS OF PEOPLE DRIVING BY AND LOTS OF PEOPLE DRIVING BY
AND HELPING ADD THE EXTRA AND HELPING ADD THE EXTRA
SPECIAL TOUCH FOR HIS BIRTHDAY. SPECIAL TOUCH FOR HIS BIRTHDAY.
>>Steve: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AIDAN!>>Steve: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AIDAN!
NOW, I DO WANNA MAKE THE POINT, NOW, I DO WANNA MAKE THE POINT,
THEY’RE IN THEIR HOUSE NOT THEY’RE IN THEIR HOUSE NOT
BECAUSE THEY’RE QUARANTINED BECAUSE THEY’RE QUARANTINED
BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE VIRUS. BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE VIRUS.
THEY’RE STAYING IN THE HOME THEY’RE STAYING IN THE HOME
BECAUSE THEY HAVE TWO LITTLE BECAUSE THEY HAVE TWO LITTLE
GUYS AND THEY’RE BEING CAUTIOUS. GUYS AND THEY’RE BEING CAUTIOUS.
AND, BY THE WAY, IF IT’S YOUR AND, BY THE WAY, IF IT’S YOUR
BIRTHDAY TODAY, I’M SORRY WE BIRTHDAY TODAY, I’M SORRY WE
DIDN’T FIND YOU, BUT HAPPY DIDN’T FIND YOU, BUT HAPPY
BIRTHDAY. BIRTHDAY.
[LAUGHTER] [LAUGHTER]
>>Kim: THAT IS FANTASTIC!>>Kim: THAT IS FANTASTIC!
AND DOING THE INTERVIEW OVER THE AND DOING THE INTERVIEW OVER THE
PHONE. PHONE.
>>Devin: THROUGH THE GLASS,>>Devin: THROUGH THE GLASS,
REALLY GREAT, STEVE! REALLY GREAT, STEVE!
HE’LL REMEMBER THIS BIRTHDAY. HE’LL REMEMBER THIS BIRTHDAY.
>>Kim: INDEED.>>Kim: INDEED.
>>Devin: KEEPING THE POSITIVE>>Devin: KEEPING THE POSITIVE
VIBES GOING, THAT WAS ACTUALLY VIBES GOING, THAT WAS ACTUALLY
THE SUN. THE SUN.
>>Kim: BEAUTIFUL!>>Kim: BEAUTIFUL!
>>Ben: STEVE CAN LAY ON THE>>Ben: STEVE CAN LAY ON THE
HORN FOR THAT ONE, TOO. HORN FOR THAT ONE, TOO.
>>>WE’LL SEE WHAT IS COMING>>>WE’LL SEE WHAT IS COMING
WITH THE START OF SPRING ON WITH THE START OF SPRING ON
THURSDAY. THURSDAY.
SEE YOU IN A FEW MINUTES. SEE YOU IN A FEW MINUTES.
>>Nick: WE’VE BEEN TALKING>>Nick: WE’VE BEEN TALKING
ABOUT PEOPLE COPING WITH THE ABOUT PEOPLE COPING WITH THE
HUGE CHANGES IN SCHOOLS. HUGE CHANGES IN SCHOOLS.
WHAT ABOUT THE SENIORS COPING WHAT ABOUT THE SENIORS COPING
WITH THE POTENTIAL LOSS OF THEIR

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