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COVID-19

Gordon Evans / WMUK

Coronavirus cases are surging in Michigan. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive, about the state's decision not to implement new restrictions.

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Some Kalamazoo residents aren't happy that city commissioners are keeping all of their meetings online. They say the Commission should hold at least some sessions in-person.

In this Dec. 13, 2020, file photo, boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich. Morry Gash, AP photo
Morry Gash / Associated Press

The recommendation to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 has caused a series of changes for health departments in Southwest Michigan.

Courtesy of Western Michigan University

  

Western Michigan University president Edward Montgomery says three quarters of classes should be taught in person this fall. He says the university is making plans to in his words “safely return to near normal operations.”

Michigan Music Alliance

Performing artists the world over are in trouble as the pandemic continues to block their ability to work. In Michigan, a volunteer-led state-wide organization formed in 2018, the Michigan Music Alliance, is now a beacon of hope for Michigan-based artists who need help, not only with loss of income, but with other aspects of being self-employed artists in times good or bad.


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