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.
Governor Whitmer Lifts The Stay At Home Order - Now What?
Good news for retailers and restaurants, gyms are almost there, but hair salons are still on the outs.
NHL Announces New Return to Play Plan for 2019-2020 Season
Good news for NHL fans. The NHL has announced its Return to Play Plan to finish out the 2019-2020 season, and one of the hub cities could be Minneapolis.
University of Michigan President Says No Fall Sports If There’s No Students
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel said that without students on campus in the fall, there would be no football or any other fall sports.
Jackson Civil War Muster - Canceled - Will Return Next Year
Another event lost to COVID-19.
Michiganders: Trail/Beach Etiquette for the Holiday Weekend
Let's make sure that our parks, beaches, and trails stay OPEN this summer.
Some Woodward Dream Cruise Cities Vote to Cancel Event
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, some Woodward Dream Cruise cities have voted to cancel the event activities.