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.
More Bottle and Can Options Coming October 5th in Michigan
Not back to normal yet, but a move forward
Closed Movie Theaters Are Wreaking Havoc on Popcorn Farmers
Anyone need 80 million tubs of popcorn?
BB/BS Struggling To Raise Funds Like Are Most Charities
A release from Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southwest Michigan brings to mind a problem that a lot of well meaning charitable organizations are dealing with in this year like no other, 2020; how do you raise money?
Some Michigan Communities Say Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Is A Go
Many of us have been wondering. Kids have been hoping. Now some communities are saying residents are free to move forward with Halloween trick-or-treating while encouraging some practical safety precautions.
‘The Batman’ Resumes Production Following Positive Covid-19 Test
Third time’s the charm?
MSU Testing Spit & Sewage in Order to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
Michigan State University is now testing spit and sewage in order to predict and prevent COVID-19 outbreaks before they happen.