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.
Lack Of COVID Testing Concerns Ingham County Health Department
According to data, the Ingham County Health Office Has seen a decrease in testing from Sept. 18th to this week.
Uber Riders Are Required To Take Selfie If Maskless
Uber is taking some steps to better protect its drivers amongst the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC Has Released Halloween Advice And You Aren't Gonna Like It
The holidays are approaching fast, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are hoping that they look different this year.
Local Shirt Company Is Making Shirts To Support EL Businesses
A local shirt company will be donating money back to the community.
Mom + Two-Year Old Kicked off Plane for Snacking Without a Mask
A single mom and her two-year-old son were kicked off a plane because the boy wasn't wearing a mask while he was munching on some snacks.
Michigan Launches “Spread Hope, Not Covid” Campaign
Michigan has been aggressively battling the Coronavirus pandemic all year, and the MDHHS just announced their latest campaign.