Out of work but not out of ideas, entrepreneurial Chicagoans are following their passions in the hopes of forging a new life after the pandemic.
Illinois opened up vaccines to all adults — but Chicago says, “not yet.” Here’s how to make sense of the different timelines.
One of the hottest areas of research right now: studies to determine how well current vaccines work against emerging coronavirus “variants of concern.“
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More campuses are expected to add the requirement, with potential legal challenges ahead. One key point: Requiring vaccines for infectious diseases is nothing new for many residential colleges.
More elderly and white residents said the worst is behind us, while more Black, Latino and younger residents said the worst is now or yet to come.
Civil rights complaints filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center allege detainees have been denied COVID-19 tests and routine medical care.
Low-income residents spend 16% of their money on transportation fares, fines and fees, compared to 6% for high-income households.
Four decades ago, a local woman put her daughter up for adoption. Last year, they reunited at the StoryCorps booth in Chicago.
These digital credentials could return us to normal life more quickly, but they have stirred controversy in some quarters.
Educators describe schooling during the pandemic as building a plane while flying. Now, they say they have a longer runway to work with for next year.
Vivek Murthy became Surgeon General after just seven years as a doctor. But he didn’t check the boxes. He broke rules and chased a feeling.