Coronavirus in West Michigan: 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.
Gov. Whitmer Asks Schools to Offer In-Person Learning by March 1
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a briefing Friday in which she strongly encouraged all K-12 schools in the state offer the option for in-person learning by March 1 and earlier than that if possible.
2021 Tokyo Olympics Will Go Ahead Despite COVID-19 Concerns
New information concerning quarantine and bills have been revealed.
Your $600 Stimulus Check Could Arrive In Your Account Tonight
The United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the $600 stimulus payments that Congress passed could begin as early as tonight.
COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Makes Illegal Streaming a Felony
Illegal streaming can come with some fines and jail time.
New Covid-19 Stimulus Bill Would Make Illegal Streaming a Felony
Breaking the law would be punishable by up to 10 years in jail.
Teacher 'Farts' During Zoom Class With Third Graders
“That was a big one,” one of the students said.
Michigan House Approves Bipartisan $465M COVID-19 Relief Bill
Michigan families could soon be seeing some economic relief in the form of a bipartisan bill approved by the Michigan House of Representatives.