Justin P. Hicks, MLive

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Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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More free COVID tests available for Michiganders

MDHHS and the Rockefeller Foundation are providing 180,000 tests to 36,000 households throughout the state. → Read More

Michigan reports 16,137 new COVID cases, 137 new deaths

National case rates are steady or declining slowly, though health officials expect to see increases again this fall. → Read More

Michigan hospital speeds up monkeypox testing

Michigan's monkeypox case total nearly doubled last week as it climbed to 72 known infections. → Read More

Monkeypox cases nearly double in Michigan as virus becomes public health emergency

The U.S. has declared a public health emergency over monkeypox. → Read More

Judge continues pause of Michigan abortion ban

Judge Cunningham ruled on the abortion injunction Wednesday afternoon in Oakland County. → Read More

Michigan’s COVID cases continue rise as hospitals see uptick

The state reported an average of 2,512 cases and 12 deaths per day over the last week. → Read More

Monkeypox vaccine available in Detroit as Michigan’s case count climbs

At least 37 cases have been discovered in Michigan to date. → Read More

Abortion ban injunction to stay but prosecutors can enforce, appeals court says

The court provided the ruling Monday, Aug, 1. → Read More

When will an omicron-specific COVID vaccine be available?

Moderna and Pfizer continue to race against the rapidly spreading BA.5 omicron subvariant. → Read More

What causes cancer in Michigan? U-M study hopes to find out.

The study aims to survey 100,000 residents over the next six years. → Read More

Non-opioid pain med prescriptions are on the rise, says U-M study

Rates of prescribing non-opioid pain meds increased in the years following the CDC's 2016 guidelines. → Read More

BA.5 variant could speed up Michigan’s fall COVID surge

Michigan's COVID case rates have plateaued of late, but the latest variant could speed up the next surge. → Read More

6 monkeypox cases identified in Michigan

Michigan’s case count is tied for 16th in the nation, far behind leaders New York, California and Illinois. → Read More

Why do long-term care centers make up so many of Michigan’s COVID outbreaks?

Long term care facilities represent 55% of Michigan's active COVID outbreaks as of June 27, 2022. → Read More

Monkeypox is ‘not another COVID,’ but what should we know about it?

Michigan has become the 27th state with an expected case of monkeypox. → Read More

3,200 young Michiganders rushed to get COVID vaccine in first days of eligibility

Children as young as 6 months are now eligible for a COVID vaccine. → Read More

Long COVID answers are coming into focus, slowly

An estimated one in three Michiganders with COVID will have long-term symptoms stretching beyond the typical case. → Read More

FDA advisors recommend vaccinating children under 5 against COVID

The FDA is considering both Pfizer and Moderna's COVID vaccines for children age 6 months through 4 years. → Read More

43% of Michiganders can barely afford necessities, says task force offering solutions

The Michigan Poverty Task Force came up with 29 recommendations to address policy gaps. → Read More

New COVID outbreaks infect 64 students and staff at Michigan schools

Of the 62 new outbreaks identified last week, 23 were associated with schools or childcare programs. → Read More