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Senate GOP Facing Criticism Following Insulin Cap VoteSunday Senate Republicans blocked a $35 monthly cap on the drug for people on private insurance.
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.
Monkeypox Vaccines Available For Detroit ResidentsThe Detroit Department of Health and the Wayne HIV/STI clinic are sites where you can go to get help. 
Biden Administration Declares Monkeypox Outbreak A Public Health EmergencySince the first US monkeypox case was identified in mid-May, more than 6,600 probable or confirmed cases have been detected in the United States. Cases have been identified in every state except Montana and Wyoming.
Michigan Reports 55 Monkeypox CasesMichigan is now reporting 55 monkeypox cases in the state as of Tuesday, with the highest number of cases being in Detroit.
US Signs Off On 800,000 More Doses Of Monkeypox VaccineAfter weeks of delays, nearly 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for distribution, U.S. health regulators said Wednesday.
Michigan Launches New Website To Track Monkeypox CasesThe site shows the latest numbers, signs and symptoms, plus ways to keep your family safe.
Oakland County Launching Task Force To Address Monkeypox OutbreakOakland County, which is reported to have the highest number of monkeypox cases in Michigan, announced Thursday it is launching a task force in response to the outbreak.
BA.5 Variant Spikes New Covid CasesMichigan's Chief Medical Executive Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian says the BA.5 omicron subvariant is more transmissible than previous strains.
CDC Reports 6 Monkeypox Cases In MichiganThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported six cases of monkeypox in Michigan.
Production Resumes At Abbott Nutrition's Baby Formula Plant In MichiganProduction of baby formula has resumed at the Abbott Nutrition factory in Michigan whose February shutdown over contamination contributed to a national shortage, a company spokesman said.
Probable Monkeypox Case Reported In Detroit, Health Officials SayHealth officials say on Friday that a probable monkeypox case was identified in Detroit.