A UChicago study suggests more equitable distribution of vaccinations would have saved more than 100 lives. WBEZ, MuckRock and Documenting COVID-19 look at the data.
Prosecutor Dan Webb says Smollett and the brothers faked the attack after a television studio didn’t take hate mail he received seriously.
The FDA is considering new pills that could treat people in early stages of COVID-19. What to know about the impact they could make on the pandemic.
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WBEZ’s news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on equity, the vaccine rollout in Chicago and the state, and the impact on our daily lives.
WBEZ has compiled a list of places to get children as young as five years old vaccinated.
Public health experts warn that the rush to impose travel bans on southern African countries after the omicron variant was identified can work against scientific transparency.
A new wave of innovators are using technology to match people of color with culturally competent professionals.
The leading fashion designer and executive who fused streetwear and high couture grew up in Rockford, Illinios.
The day after Thanksgiving drew hefty crowds of shoppers in real life, though it has lost stature as shopping has shifted online and discounts are extended for several days.
Stephen Sondheim has died at 91. Pop Culture Happy Hour’s Linda Holmes looks back on her favorite Sondheim tunes.
Attorneys and activists lauded the jury verdict that found three white men guilty in the murder of a 25-year-old Black man.
Although his McKinley Park home did not have a restrictive deed, a WBEZ staffer discovered that he benefited from this tool of exclusion.
Asian and Black students and local groups gathered on campus to denounce comments on social media stoking fears about Black men.
Chicago has experienced several high-profile shootings near public schools this fall at a time when gun violence is up in the city.