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.
MSU Students Now Required to Get Flu Shot Before Spring Classes
Michigan State University has announced some new mandates for the upcoming semester.
Michigan Extends COVID-19 Restrictions For 12 More Days
Epidemic orders were extended by 12 days less than 24-hours before the orders that closed restaurants to indoor dining and limited indoor gatherings were set to expire.
Free Metered-Parking In The City Of Lansing For The Rest Of 2020
Probably the best news you've heard all year, right? Free parking.
Gov. Whitmer, State Health Officials Issue New COVID-19 Orders to Help Slow the Spread
On Sunday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spoke to Michiganders, and issued new orders to help stop the spread of COVID-19 within the state of Michigan.
University Of Michigan Students Being Asked To Stay Home
The University of Michigan is taking some steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19 amongst its students.
Question: How Do You Feel About COVID Testing In Stores
It's the big question for the day, as Kroger just announced they would be offering COVID tests in their stores.
MHSAA To Relax Limits On Spectators Effective Immediately
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will increase the spectator limits at high school sporting events.