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.
No Evidence Linking Infant Deaths To Abbott Formula, FDA SaysThe infants who were fed the formula reportedly suffered illnesses, and nine babies died, but the FDA says there is no scientific evidence linking the deaths to the baby formula the infants were fed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US Overdose Deaths Hit Record 107,000 Last Year, CDC SaysMore than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation's escalating overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Wednesday.
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.
Abbott Nutrition To Release Certain Products On Case-By-Case Basis Amid Baby Formula RecallA baby formula maker under investigation by federal agencies for reports of consumer complaints and infant illness will consider distributing some of its products on a case-by-case basis, according to a statement from the US Food and Drug Administration.
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.
Metro Passengers, Doctors Weigh In On Mask Mandates Lifted For Mass TransitPassengers at Metro Airport had mixed feelings over mask mandates being lifted for mass transit. Doctors weigh in on how they feel about the ruling.
MDHHS Confirms 1st Flu-Related Child Death This SeasonThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the first influenza-related child death in Michigan for the 2021-2022 flu season, the agency announced.
CDC To Extend Federal Transportation Mask Mandate For Two WeeksThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to extend the federal transportation mask mandate for another two weeks, according to a source familiar with the Biden administration's plans who was authorized to speak about them.
FDA Expected To OK Additional COVID-19 Booster Shots This Week For Adults Over 50The Biden administration is expected to give older adults the option of getting a second COVID-19 vaccine booster as early as this week.
Michigan Health Department Says It Won't Mirror New CDC Isolation GuidanceIn a statement late Wednesday, MDHHS said it will review supporting evidence for the guidance issued Monday.