Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


This file photo shows a hospital bed in one of the temporary rooms at the TCF Center, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Detroit. The city's convention center was converted to accommodate an overflow of patients with the coronavirus. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began construction at the TCF Center to create a quarantined hospital setting with 1,000 beds as the pandemic spread rapidly in the city. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
1 Million Americans—Including 36,098 Michiganders—Dead from COVID

As the pandemic’s death clock rolls past the 1 million Americans mark, Michigan’s death toll is ninth-highest in the nation (36,098 by deadline today). That’s the equivalent of 12 September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Over the past week, new cases of COVID-19 in Michigan have increased by 46%, and deaths are up 23%. Though we...

FILE–Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attends an event with President Joe Biden in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Explainer: Gov. Whitmer Kidnapping Trial Updates

A month has passed since one of the country’s highest-profile domestic terrorism cases ended with no conviction by the jury. If you haven’t been paying attention to this historic domestic terrorism case, here’s a summary of key developments you may have missed.

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your Kids in 2022 to Understand Their Mental Health 

Michigan mom and mental health expert Erica Carulli shares four simple prompts to make talking about mental health with your children easier and more impactful.

Nolan Senecal shows off his vaccination card after receiving his first shot Monday, November 8.
‘No Big Deal’: This 8-Year-Old Just Got Vaccinated. His Mom Explains Why.

Nolan is ready to get back to business—like speech therapy, in-person school, and trampoline parks. But first, he got his vaccine.

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Michigan Man Embraces Technology To Stay in Touch During Pandemic

For some people, technology has proven crucial to getting through the pandemic. This Michigan man is one of them. 

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‘For Your Neighbors:’ One Michigan Military Family’s Fight Against COVID-19

A Michigan military family shares how they view the responsibility to keep their neighbors safe during COVID-19. Here's how the Kesslers are helping.

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Hate: The Unintended Side Effects of COVID-19 and How Michigan is Coping

A local doctor was pushed into a world of hate. Here’s why he’s standing tall despite being the target of cruel messages.