Category Archives: COVID-19

State Reports CV Cases In Schools

State Reports CV Cases In Schools

Michigan has started tracking corona virus outbreaks in schools state-wide. Information is being provided by 45 local health departments. In its first report, 14 kindergarten through 12 grade schools in Novi, Dearborn and Shelby Townships and five colleges were listed among those reporting COVID-19 outbreaks. Novi had 8 cases among students. Utica High School had…

CV Deaths Near Milestone; Mich. Reports Improvement

CV Deaths Near Milestone; Mich. Reports Improvement

The United States is closing in on the somber milestone of 200,000 deaths from Covid-19 as more than half of states are reporting a rise in cases. The climb comes after many states had seen case numbers decline following a summer resurgence of infections. Among the states reporting more new cases in the last seven…

N95 Masks Still In Big Demand

N95 Masks Still In Big Demand

Less than a year ago 3M, a major American multinational in St. Paul, Minnesota, was churning out a bunch of everyday problem-solving products, like Post-its, Scotch tape and ACE elastic bandages. Then the pandemic hit and consumers got to know 3M for another product that, in just a matter of weeks, had become critical in…

COVID At College

COVID At College

FOR THE FIRST TIME THE STATE OF MICHIGAN RELEASED NAMES AND LOCATIONS OF COLLEGES WITH OUTBREAKS. THE STATE DATA COMES FROM LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS. GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY LEADS THE STATE WITH 438 CASES ADRIAN COLLEGE WITH 229 CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY WITH 271 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY WITH 202 CASES MSUĀ  ISTHE ONLY SCHOOL IN THE…

This Team Predicted CV Pandemic

This Team Predicted CV Pandemic

In 2017, a team of experts at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security published a scenario as part of a training exercise that they believed could happen in the not-so-distant future. Here is it, from CNN: The SPARS Pandemic Scenario The year is 2025. A few American travelers returning from Asia die of an…

Does Russia Vaccine Work?

Does Russia Vaccine Work?

A Covid-19 vaccine developed and tested in Russia generated neutralizing antibodies in dozens of study subjects, and while the vaccine often caused side effects such as fever, those side effects were mostly mild, according to data published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. Russia drew criticism when it announced the world’s first approved coronavirus…

Gyms, Hi School Sports Back On; Emergency Order Extended

Gyms, Hi School Sports Back On; Emergency Order Extended

Gyms across Michigan are busy preparing for the reopening their doors and high school athletes are getting ready to get back into action. Governor Whitmer said gyms and indoor pools will have to adhere to a 25-percent capacity limit when they reopen next Wednesday. The high school football season will be allowed to resume in…

CV Lasts Longer Than Thought

CV Lasts Longer Than Thought

From CNN Months into the pandemic that has infected more than 6 million Americans, the public and experts alike are learning the impacts of Covid-19 can drag on longer than expected. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that most Americans who have tested positive for coronavirus can return to work or school…

Trump Stops Evictions; Empty Hotel Rooms

Trump Stops Evictions; Empty Hotel Rooms

The Trump administration has announced an order that will ban housing evictions for most renters for the rest of the year. The CDC says the action was necessary to prevent renters facing homelessness ending up in shelters or other crowded living conditions. The hotel industry says advance bookings are a third what they were for…

Court Arguments On Guv Orders; Virus Kills Casino Jobs

Court Arguments On Guv Orders; Virus Kills Casino Jobs

Today marks the 175th day since Governor Whitmer declared a state of emergency in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. That order is scheduled to expire on Friday, but the governor has already extended it several times. However, her authority to issue such an extension is being challenged in the courts. Lawmakers say such an action…

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