Gov. Whitmer set a goal to administer 50,000 shots per day and to have 70% of Michigan residents ages 16 and up vaccinated within the coming months. She also announced that indoor dining could resume on Feb. 1 if cases continue to decrease.
Second-year medical student Michelle Walls won the "Diversity in Medicine" scholarship and was featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." She talked about how the scholarship has influenced her journey in the medical field so far.
In total, Sparrow has distributed 9,351 doses of vaccine, while having received a total of 17,725, most of which fall in that 98% category of distributed or allocated, according to a Monday press release.
"Trustee Scott has failed survivors and in doing so, Trustee Scott has failed Michigan State," Alyssa Gorsling said. "This healing fund she is supposed to oversee is an absolute mess. Nobody deserves the nightmare of abuse Brianna Scott has put these survivors through."
Last semester, there was a spike COVID-19 cases as MSU students moved back to East Lansing. Now, MSU will be hosting an additional 1,700 students on campus, according to university spokesperson Dan Olsen.
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor made an official request to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, requesting that she activate the Michigan National Guard on Jan. 17 and 20.
United States Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) discussed her experience during the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week and said she is in favor of invoking the 25th Amendment and impeaching President Donald Trump.
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, along with former health department director Nick Lyon and others from the Snyder administration, face charges with specific language that continues to remain unknown to the public at this time, according to the Associated Press.