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.
America’s Post-COVID Prosperity
The USPI is a comprehensive assessment of all aspects of prosperity across the 50 states of the Union plus Washington, D.C. The 2020 report marks the second publication of the State-level Index and the inaugural publication of a County-level Index for eight selected states: California, Colorado, Ge…
Michigan Has Released Thousands Of Prisoners During The Pandemic
Michigan has released thousands of inmates from prison during the coronavirus pandemic. And there has been no increase in crime.
The Michigan State Football Team Put In Quarantine
The entire Michigan State Football team has now been put into quarantine after a round of COVID-19 tests.
Why Congress must let unemployment bonus to expire
As part of the next phase of coronavirus relief, some Members of Congress want to extend unemployment benefits. However, the $600 unemployment bonus is having a counter, negative effect as many businesses cannot entice workers to return to their jobs.
Ingham County Animal Shelter Placing A Limit On Cats
No, it's not cause they don't like them...
Gov. Whitmer and Lawmakers Work Together on Budget Crisis
Major Cuts to be Offset by Federal Dollars for Now