Coronavirus headline roundup: Tuesday, May 12


FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus causes COVID-19. A new type of coronavirus test offers a cheaper, quicker way to screen for infections, moving the U.S. toward the kind of mass screening that experts say is essential to returning millions of Americans to school and work. But the first so-called antigen test _ announced Saturday, may 9, 2020 by the Food and Drug Administration _ is not quite the kind sought by top government health officials. It is less accurate than the current gold standard for testing and can only be run on specialized equipment. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Senators, health experts focus coronavirus hearing on returning students to campus

Husband watches wife deliver baby via Zoom while being treated for COVID-19 in same hospital

After weeks battling COVID-19, MDOC officer leaves hospital

LIVE: Fauci testifies remotely before Senate, warns nation against premature reopening

Presidential election vote-by-mail: recipe for cheating or safeguard against COVID-19?

70% of US Olympic sports applied for PPP funds

Lansing offers optional furlough to city workers

Virus unleashes wave of fraud in US amid fear and scarcity

Hamilton to be released on Disney+ on July 3

Data: Virus-weary Americans slowly return to the road

WMU plans for worst, says more layoffs unavoidable

Mid-Michigan county takes a stand against the Governor’s executive order

Trump abruptly ends press conference after heated exchange with reporters

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