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.
MHSAA To Relax Limits On Spectators Effective Immediately
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will increase the spectator limits at high school sporting events.
President Trump & First Lady Melania Trump Test Positive for COVID-19
President Trump announced that he and his wife, Melania Trump, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump shared the news on Twitter early Friday morning.
EEE Cases Up Dramatically So Far This Year In Michigan
The disease doesn't just affect horses.
Officials Not Required to Wear Masks According to MHSAA
With high school sports approaching, the MHSAA will not require officials to wear masks.
MI High School Football Is Back, Here Is How It Will Look
After receiving the go-ahead from Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the high school football season is back.
BREAKING: High School Football To Resume This Fall In Michigan
Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-176. This order reopens Michigan's gyms and pools where they had remained closed.
Kentucky Fried Chicken No Longer "Finger Lickin' Good"
At least for now.