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.
Studies Suggest COVID-19 Infection Could Permanently Damage Testicles
Ever since people started to recover from the virus, a small percentage of men have complained about a variety of issues they have had with their genitals.
If You Partied On Torch Lake July 4th Weekend, Go Get Tested
A number of positive COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Health Department of Northwest Michigan after a big party on the Torch Lake sandbar.
West Michigan Sheriff Says He Won’t Investigate “Complaints against the Governor’s Executi…
This isn't the first announcement from Michigan police that they are at odds with the Governor and will not enforce some of her COVID-19 related policies.
Whitmer Orders Business to Deny Service to Those Without Masks
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has beefed up her mask mandate for the state, and has now said that businesses must deny service to those not wearing masks or risk losing their license.
Ireland Prime Minister Quotes 'Mean Girls' During COVID-19 Speech
'The limit does not exist' when it comes to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's love of movie quotes.
Flint Bakery Customer Spits On Floor Over Being Asked To Wear Mask
You can't enter a business without shirts, or shoes - so why the big deal with wearing a mask?
West Michigan Now Considered 'High Risk' for COVID-19
As the state continues to remain mostly open, West Michigan and the Lansing area have been bumped up to be considered "high risk" areas for the spread of COVID-19.
MI EMS Worker Leaves Hospital After Three-Month-Long COVID Battle
And he left to cheers and a parade of emergency vehicles.
Because COVID Took the Holiday Off in Michigan, Right? [VIDEO]
Video from the weekend shows partygoers in West Michigan disregarding social distancing guidelines.
The U.P. Says That if They Shut Down, It’s the Fault of “Trolls”
A lot of us went up north for the holiday weekend, but not everyone was excited to see all the people.
Broadway Star Nick Cordero, 41, Dies Following 3-Month COVID-19 Battle
Broadway star Nick Cordero has died following a lengthy battle with the coronavirus.