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Biden opens up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines, as infections surge in...

WASHINGTON — Every adult in the U.S. will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, praising governors...

Whitmer gets COVID shot, calls on GOP lawmakers to take vaccine...

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took her first of two COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination shots on Tuesday in Detroit, she urged GOP lawmakers to join her...

CDC sends Michigan $90M for COVID vaccine programs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Michigan more than $90 million to expand COVID-19 vaccine programs. Michigan has seen a surge...

False barriers: These things should not prevent you from getting a...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As the...

Column: What Michigan’s response to the 1918 flu epidemic can teach...

On Jan. 11, 2021, nine officials from Baraga County in the Upper Peninsula signed a letter stating that they would not enforce restrictions aimed...

Stabenow, Tlaib highlight need for more behavioral health clinics amid COVID-19...

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and advocates said Thursday that more certified behavioral health clinics are needed in...

A new variant is identified in Michigan, underscoring concerns about what’s...

As Michigan is in another deadly surge of COVID cases — with both positivity rates and hospitalization rates rising — the question of how...

Michigan set to get record number of COVID-19 vaccine doses next...

The Biden administration next week will increase its COVID-19 vaccine direct allocation to Michigan, by 66,020 doses for a total of 620,040 vaccines, a...

COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to close some businesses, but...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and case positivity rates are spiking across Michigan, but restaurants, bars and schools remain open with some health restrictions. In the early...

Special report: Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated against COVID-19,...

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the United States to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses...

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