Pfizer Begins Phase 2 And 3 Trial Of COVID-19 Antiviral Paxlovid In Children Ages 6 To 17The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the treatment in children who have COVID-19 symptoms and a confirmed infection, who are not hospitalized and who are at risk of severe disease.
University Of Michigan Dropping Mask Policy For Most Indoor Spaces Effective March 14According to an update from the university, masks will be optional on campus including in offices, residence halls and at athletic events.
Michigan State University Lifting Mask Mandate In Some Indoor SettingsMichigan State University says it is lifting its mask mandate on March 6 in some indoor settings.
Masks Optional At Auto Plants Not In High COVID-19 Risk CountiesFace masks will be optional for U.S. union auto workers, as long as their factories are in counties that are not at high risk for the novel coronavirus.
Michigan Law Clears Way For Part-Timers To Keep Pandemic Unemployment AidA law enacted Monday gives Michigan's unemployment agency flexibility to stop seeking repayment of benefits from part-time workers who began qualifying when the COVID-19 pandemic struck.
Wayne County Drops School Mask Mandate, Effective ImmediatelyThe change comes a day after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services dropped its recommendations for all schools in the state.
Disney World: No More Masks Indoors For Vaccinated VisitorsStarting this week, the masks are coming off for vaccinated visitors to Walt Disney World in Florida.
MotorCity Casino To Lift Mask Mandate For Vaccinated GuestsMotorCity Casino is ending its mask mandate for vaccinated guests.
FDA Recalls Illegally Imported At-Home COVID TestsSeveral at-home COVID tests are recalled over reports that they were illegally imported.
Oakland County Lifting School Mask Requirement On Feb. 28Health officials with the Oakland County Health Division announced Friday that mask requirements in schools and daycares will end on Feb. 28.
AG Nessel: Birch Run Pharmacy Suspected Of Price Gouging At-Home COVID-19 Test KitsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a notice of intended action (NIA) to Birch Run Drugs, along with two other pharmacies in the state, following complaints of price gouging.
Michigan Senate Approves $1.2B Bill To Combat COVID-19Michigan lawmakers on Tuesday passed a $1.2 billion spending bill to combat COVID-19, including $300 million to help hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities give recruitment and retention bonuses to workers.
Canadian Protesters Block Access To Ambassador Bridge As Demonstrations Against COVID-19 Measures ContinueCanadian protesters have impeded access to the busiest international crossing in North America again Tuesday as frustration over their ongoing demonstrations against COVID-19 rules continues to roil the nation.
FedEx Suspending Domestic Express Freight Due To Omicron Variant, Staff ShortageFedEx announced on Tuesday that it is suspending domestic express freight services amid a temporary staff shortage due to the omicron variant.
Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5Pfizer and BioNTech are requesting emergency use authorization for their two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children age 6 months up to 5 years.