Coronavirus headline roundup: Wednesday, May 6


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. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

WATCH – Misty Copeland leads dancers in virtual ballet for charity

Neogen® Viroxide Super granted Canadian approval to fight COVID-19

Trump: COVID-19 task force not dismantling, just refocusing

SBA: List of businesses getting coronavirus relief money likely won’t be released

Michigan Legislature sues to block Whitmer’s virus orders

The second virus wave: How bad will it be as lockdowns ease?

Trump tours, touts mask factory — but no mask for him

Rep. Mitchell sues Whitmer over COVID-19 response

US lawmakers look to expand access to telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries

Hiring managers share how to have a firm virtual handshake

Family distraught that wife couldn’t be with husband of nearly 70 years as he passed

Record-breaking turnout for May 5 election

CBS News report featuring Grand Rapids Clinic under scrutiny

ADP: More than 20 million jobs vanished in April

UPDATE: Police issue Owosso Barber two citations, owner continues to operate

AG Nessel joins effort to strengthen federal consumer protections for funeral home services

Consumers Energy Foundation makes $200,000 grant for Jackson County small businesses

Macomb woman allegedly spit on officers and attacked worker after refusing to wear mask

Sparrow expands COVID-19 testing for public

Peters and Stabenow introduce legislation to address racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 pandemic

6 News says “thank you nurses”

Over 2,700 businesses in Michigan receive $10 M in relief

U of M research aims to help identify areas in need

People rally in support of Owosso Barber shop owner who’s staying open amid stay-home order

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