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 Secretary Of State Branch Offices Reopen June 1
Here's what's happening and what you need to know.
More Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing Sites Open Friday
There will be more drive-thru testing places in our area for COVID-19 as another retailer starts with testing.
Michigan Salon Owners Pitch Safe-Reopening Plan for Approval
Barbershop and salon owners in Michigan have devised an eight-part plan to safely reopen their shops and have submitted the plan to Governor Whitmer.
COVID-19 is Unlikely to Spread in a Swimming Pool or Hot Tub
Go ahead and relax on your pool float.
‘Shameless’ Is Michigan’s Favorite Show During The Coronavirus Pandemic
We're all watching a lot more TV during the Coronavirus pandemic, and according to a new survey, Michigan has a new favorite show.
Open, Don't Open, Too Soon, Mask, No Mask - JUST BE KIND
Whatever and however you decide to proceed in the age of the pandemic, PLEASE JUST BE KIND.
Could Free Parking Help Businesses After COVID-19?
Free parking is something that is being talked about in the city of East Lansing but it is to help businesses in the area not just because its annoying to park
Contact Tracing Explained: Here's What You Need to Know
Contact tracing can be described using three simple words: test, trace, and protect.