Ingham County's partnership with MSU for vaccine distribution at the Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education comes to a close on June 8.
Whitmer announced that starting June 1 all outdoor capacity limits will be lifted and only retain a 50% capacity limit on indoor establishments.
Evan Yaney, a 13-year-old Grand Ledge resident, was one of the first children to receive the vaccine through Sparrow this morning. Evan was diagnosed with leukemia at two years old and battled against it until he was seven, according to his dad, Kent. Evan was Sparrow’s Miracle Child in 2012.
"I feel good," Business freshman Zaggam Cheema said after getting his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. "It didn't hurt as much as I thought. ... I felt comfortable throughout the whole thing. And they walked me through it, and it went pretty well, better than I thought it would go."
Michigan State announced today that it is working with the Ingham County Health Department to get a different vaccine due to the Johnson & Johnson recall.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged high schools to pause in-person learning and youth sports — both school-sponsored and non-school sponsored — teams to suspend in-person activities, like games and practices, for the next two weeks to prevent additional outbreaks.
Michigan State associate professor Dr. Sean Valles studies the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health and is worried about the statewide surge in cases and who will be negatively affected by facilities and businesses reopening.
Undergraduate students that were kept out of the lab had to be creative to stay engaged with their projects and continue to learn in a virtual environment. Jeremiah Hutson, a biochemistry and molecular biology sophomore working in a lab studying diabetic retinopathy, set up his own lab on his ping-pong table in his parent’s basement.
Though traveling is obviously discouraged, the ICHD urges those who do travel to take several precautions.
As of March 29, MSU has offered a total amount of over $1,569,675,208 in financial aid for fall 2021 and spring 2022, according to financial aid.
“I would have never chosen to be president in an easier year or a less crisis-filled year,” Associated Students of Michigan State University President Abii-Tah Chungong Bih said. “I think serving in the craziest, most tumultuous year of the century, arguably, has been the biggest privilege of my life.”
Michigan State University plans for 75% of classes in person for the upcoming fall semester. Individuals share their reactions and thoughts in regard to this decision.