FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Breath TestThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization to the first COVID-19 test that spots chemical compounds associated with the coronavirus in breath, the agency said.
MDHHS: First Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death This Season Reported In Kalamazoo CountyOfficials say the death was reported in a child from Kalamazoo County who contracted Influenza A/H3.
Michigan State University Dropping Mask Policy In Classrooms, Still Requiring VaccinesMichigan State University announced on Friday it will be dropping its mask policy during class in academic and research labs.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Tests Positive For COVID-19In a statement, Duggan said a COVID test “came back positive" Sunday morning.
FDA OKs Second COVID-19 Booster Shots For Adults Age 50 And OlderThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to allow adults age 50 and older to get a second booster as early as four months after their first booster dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.
Michigan To Report COVID-19 Data Once Per Week As Cases DeclineThe state plans to begin reporting Michigan's COVID-19 data once per week as the numbers of cases and deaths decline.
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.
Moderna Seeks FDA Authorization For 2nd COVID-19 Booster Shot For All AdultsModerna announced Thursday that it's asked the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization for a second Covid-19 booster shot for everyone 18 and older.
Rep. Fred Upton Tests Positive For COVID-19U.S. Rep. Fred Upton announced on Twitter Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Michigan Doctor Raising Awareness About Healthcare Burnout, Physician SuicideA Michigan Medicine doctor shares how burnout is affecting herself and colleagues and wants to raise awareness of the mental health crisis within healthcare and high suicide rate among doctors.
Michigan Health Department Updates Isolation, Quarantine GuidanceThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced a new update on its COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine guidance as the state enters post-surge, recovery phase.
Doctors: We’re Not In The Clear Yet, Two Years After 1st COVID-19 Cases In MichiganCase numbers and hospitalizations may be down but Doctors say we are not in the clear just yet from COVID as more variants may arise.
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.
Detroit Mom Shares Story Of Daughter’s Life-Saving Transplant In Hopes Of Educating OthersDetroit mom hoping sharing her story of daughter receiving liver transplant at age 2 will educate others on the importance of being a registered organ donor.
More Similac Baby Formula Recalled As CDC Investigation ExpandsAbbott Nutrition is recalling one lot of Similac PM 60/40 powdered infant formula due to another report of a dangerous bacterial infection.