On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Michigan Healthcare Workers Plan to Protest Hospital Vaccination Mandates [VIDEO]
Employees at two of the Detroit area's biggest healthcare organizations are planning to protest employer mandates that they get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Michigan to Offer $5 Million Lottery Incentive for COVID Vaccine
The state of Michigan to offer $5 million as well as thousands in scholarships as an incentive for residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
This Man Jumped into Lake Michigan 365 Days Straight
Saturday, June, 12th marked exactly one year since this Chicago man started his daily Lake Michigan dive. Here's why.
MI Democrats Believe In ‘Show Me Your Papers’/Vaccine Passports
What will the Democrats vote against next, I have a thought about that one.
MDHHS Sends Text Messages to See If You’ve Been Vaccinated
Texts have some wondering how they get private numbers
Fully Vaccinated No longer Have To Mask Up At Work In Michigan
The benefits of being fully vaccinated in Michigan continue.
Michigan Governor Opens the Door for Outdoor Events
Updated Guidelines May Be Too Late to Plan 2021 Summer Events
Albion College Students and Staff will need COVID Vaccine by Fall
Albion College officials announced Wednesday, May 19 that students and staff will need a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus in the fall.
St. Joseph County Judge Says State Court Cancelled His Video Feed
Calhoun Judge Jaconette weighs in on live courtroom videos
2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk Is a Go, If We Meet Vax Goals
After a virtual public meeting on Tuesday morning, Mackinac Bridge Authority is still tentatively planning to hold the annual Labor Day walk. But at this time, the walk will only take place if 70% of the state is vaccinated.