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.
Update: Lions QB Stafford Tests Positive For COVID-19
Veteran Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford tested positive for the coronavirus last week, according to multiple media outlets.
Outdoor Workout Equipment Coming To Downtown Lansing
Fresh air and a mini-gym on the way!
Mackinac Bridge Authority : Wear a Mask While Paying Toll
They aren't messing around with the thousands of travelers who come through every day.
Ingham County Animal Shelter Placing A Limit On Cats
No, it's not cause they don't like them...
Country Star Mitchell Tenpenny Coming To Jackson In August
In a socially distanced setting.
Men's Warehouse And Jos. A. Bank To Close 500 Stores
This process will happen over time.
Waverly Community Schools Will Be Online Only In The Fall
They are not the first district in Mid-Michigan to switch to all online learning for the fall semester, but they did just recently announce the plan to go all online this fall.