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.
The Banks Family Returns In ‘Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)’
Watch the new trailer for the upcoming mini-sequel.
The Times Square Ball Drop Will Be Virtual, Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Organizers just announced that the annual New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square will be "virtual" on December 31, 2020.
Closed Movie Theaters Are Wreaking Havoc on Popcorn Farmers
Anyone need 80 million tubs of popcorn?
19 Michigan Businesses Fined for Not Following COVID-19 Protocols
The penalties total $51,400 in fines.
Bars Will Remain Closed in Michigan, Says Dr. Khaldun
Indoor bar service has been shut down since July 1in Michigan.
Get Ready To Fly The School Flag; Mich, MSU Will Play This Season
Dust off your favorite school's flag and get ready to fly it on your garage, or balcony. The Big Ten Conference, after days and weeks of contentious meetings has voted to try and have a football season. It will start Friday night, October 23rd.
Here‘s What ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Looks Like During the Pandemic
Some things have changed.
U.S. Box Office Struggles to Recover During Pandemic
‘Tenet’ grossed just $6.7 million in its second weekend in theaters.
When Will Theaters Be Safe? Dr. Fauci Says Maybe the End of 2021
It could be a while before you can sit in a theater without a mask.
‘Saturday Night Live’ Will Return With Live Episodes in October
‘SNL’ is entering its 46th season.
Gov. Whitmer Says Gyms Can open Wednesday and Sports May Resume
For sure gyms and fitness centers can re-open on Wednesday. As for competitive sports, she put that on the athletic associations and school districts to decide.