Tag: epidemiology

a health worker injects a COVID-19 vaccine into a man's shoulder

October 13, 2021

People in the lowest vaccinated counties are twice as likely to die of COVID as their more vaccinated neighbors.

Children wearing masks in school

October 12, 2021

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc with young children’s education.

a doctor injecting a flu vaccine

September 28, 2021

Last year’s flu season was almost nonexistent. This year could make up for lost time.

map showing vaccination rates in different parts of Kalamazoo County

September 17, 2021

Getting Kzoo County to 70% vaccination is difficult due to holdout areas.

a map showing COVID measurement regions in Michigan

August 26, 2021

State health officials say the southwest Michigan Kalamazoo Region is the biggest COVID hotspot in the state.

a health worker injects a COVID-19 vaccine into a man's shoulder

August 23, 2021

A quarter of recent cases of COVID-19 have been among people who have been vaccinated. That raises worries about a fall surge.

a chart showing projected COVID-19 increases

August 20, 2021

New data models from state epidemiologists show another surge on the horizon, similar to the spring surge.

graffiti picture of a face mask next to the words "COVID-19"

July 16, 2021

Delta is expected to be more contagious than other variants, but vaccines still keep it at bay.

a woman stands in a crowd with a mask over her mouth and nose

July 6, 2021

People who aren’t vaccinated against COVID can still get it. Here’s why.

a medical worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine

July 2, 2021

COVID’s numbers dropped quickly for months, but we may have seen the bottom.