Michigan Gov. Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports 'Mild Symptoms' Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from her office Monday night.
President Biden tests positive for COVID-19President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced Thursday.
Free COVID-19 Tests Available To 60K Michigan Households In At-Risk CommunitiesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is providing 300,000 free COVID-19 tests to 60,000 households in at-risk communities.
COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study SaysCOVID-19 vaccines saved 19.8 million lives in the first year they were available, according to a large-scale modeling study published in The Lancet on Friday.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin For US Children Under 5Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorizations for Moderna's vaccine to include children 6 months through 17 years and Pfizer/BioNTech's for children 6 months through 4 years.
Michigan Preorders COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5 As Officials Await AuthorizationMichigan has preordered COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 after a Food and Drug Administration panel voted to recommend both Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for the age group.
FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccines For Children Under 5The Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for emergency use in young children. The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the authorizations for the vaccines Friday to include children as young as 6 months.
FDA Advisers Vote In Favor Of Authorizing COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5Vaccine advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of expanding the emergency use authorization for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to include younger children.
FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine For Older KidsA government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens.
FDA Advisers To Weigh Expanding COVID-19 Vaccines To Younger ChildrenSeveral months after older children became eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the United States might be just days away from offering vaccines to those younger than 5.
Moderna Says Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shows Stronger Antibody Response Against OmicronModerna said on Wednesday its bivalent Covid-19 vaccine booster that contained a vaccine targeting the Omicron variant showed a stronger immune response against the variant.
Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II Contracts COVID-19Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II is experiencing a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, the city announced on Tuesday.
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Novavax's COVID-19 VaccineThe FDA's vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax's coronavirus vaccine for the nation.
Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Youngest KidsPfizer and BioNTech announced Wednesday that they have completed their submission requesting emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for their COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to 5 years.
CDC Defends Its Authority To Issue Transportation Mask MandateThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended its authority to issue a mask mandate for domestic travelers, in a brief filed Tuesday asking an appeals court to reverse a district court's decision in April to strike down the mandate.
School Loses Challenge To Expired Michigan Mask OrderA federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a Catholic school's challenge to Michigan's 2020-21 mask order.
Detroit Health Department Recommends Masks Indoors As City Reaches High COVID-19 LevelThe Detroit Health Department is recommending masks indoors as the city reaches a "high" COVID-19 community level.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.
Ferndale Schools District Reinstating Face Masks Starting This WeekFerndale Public Schools district reinstated its masks mandate indoors for students and staff beginning Monday.
Ford, GM, Stellantis Reinstate Masks At Facilities In Areas With 'High' COVID RiskDetroit's Big Three automakers -- Ford, General Motors and Stellantis -- are reinstating their company mask mandates in counties where there is a high COVID level.
As COVID Cases Rise In SE Michigan, City Of Detroit Now Offers Test To Treat ProgramCDC reporting high COVID cases in SE Michigan. As a way to curve cases the City of Detroit now offering Test to Treat Program
CDC Recommends Masks In These Michigan Counties Due To High COVID-19 LevelsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending masks indoors in public in counties with a high COVID-19 community level.
Children Get Long COVID-19, Too, And It Can Show Up In Unexpected WaysAlmost 13 million children have tested positive for Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Studies suggest that between 2% and 10% of those children will develop long Covid, but the number may be larger. Many parents may not know their child has long Covid, or the child's pediatrician hasn't recognized it as such.
CDC Restates Recommendation For Masks On Planes, TrainsU.S. health officials on Tuesday restated their recommendation that Americans wear masks on planes, trains and buses, despite a court ruling last month that struck down a national mask mandate on public transportation.
Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive For COVID-19Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced Tuesday.
US Rep. Andy Levin Tests Positive For COVID-19U.S. Rep Andy Levin posted on Twitter Sunday, saying he tested positive on Thursday.
DOJ Appeals Federal Ruling On Transportation Mask MandateThe Justice Department on Wednesday appealed a ruling by a federal judge that struck down the mask mandate for mass transportation, following a recommendation by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Is Wearing A Mask While Traveling Still Helpful If You're The Only One?The Biden administration's mask requirements for airplanes and other mass transit are no longer in effect during a review of a ruling by a federal judge in Florida that struck down the order. Some travelers welcomed Monday's ruling, but others have decided to keep their masks on.
Masks And Flying: Everything You Need To Know About New US RulesAir passengers in the US have been removing their Covid-19 face coverings after a federal judge ruled that the government's mask mandate on commercial planes was unlawful.