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.
Disney Parks To Require Face Masks Again as COVID Cases Surge
See Disney's list of requirements for an acceptable face mask.
The Post COVID Baby Boom May Have Finally Hit According To Sparrow Data
Remember those jokes we all made at the beginning of the pandemic, where we would see a baby boom? Those jokes, may not be jokes anymore, according to new data released by Sparrow.
Mid-Michigan: We Don’t Fall In The CDC Risk Category For Revised Mask Guidelines
That new guideline applies to those who have even been vaccinated.
These COVID-19 Restrictions Are Still In Place Here In Michigan
Just because most of our COVID-19 restrictions were lifted on Tuesday, that doesn't necessarily mean that they are all gone.
MSU Students No Longer Required To Wear Masks If Fully Vaccinated
Michigan State University made an update to their mask policy, after nearly a year now of having to wear a mask in and around the campus.
‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Resumes Tapings With Audiences in June
Stephen Colbert is ready to return to the Ed Sullivan Theater.
Michigan Won’t Have Any Permanent COVID-19 Rules After All
There at one time, were talks of making some of our current COVID-19 rules and restrictions, into permanent rules to follow.
Public Meeting Will Help Decide Fate Of 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk
The Mackinac Bridge Authority is still trying to decide whether or not the annual Labor Day walk should take place as we appear to round the corner in the current pandemic. They will be holding a virtual public meeting on Tuesday to get the public's input.