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.
Elected Michigan Democrats Believe In ‘Show Me Your Papers’ When It Comes To Vaccine Passp…
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
Those Fully Vaccinated No Longer Required 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
Michigan Puts On ‘Full Court Press’ To Hit Vaccination Goals
The state of Michigan is instituting what in basketball terms might be a "full-court press" in its attempt to get the state's vaccination level to 70%, acknowledging resistance amongst some adults, thus making further benchmarks more difficult to achieve.
Carrot and Stick: Whitmer Plan to Reopen State Tied to Vaccine
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her latest plan in dealing with the Covid pandemic. The plan ties the number of vaccination to loosening current restrictions, some of which have been in place since early last year.
Many in Calhoun County are Reluctant to be Vaccinated
Health officials are trying to make it easy this week with drive-up clinics
Portage, Michigan Made Pfizer Vaccine is the ‘Status Vax’ for COVID-19?
Some of those who have received two shots of Pfizer have been putting on airs over those with shots of 'lesser' vaccines. Is this just dumb internet-era flexing or is there something to it?