In a statement on Tuesday, U.S. authorities said they are “reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.“
Weeks before replacing Michael Madigan as party leader, Congresswoman Robin Kelly wrote a check to Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta’s campaign.
From sporting arenas to colleges and cruise ships, many businesses are planning to ask customers to prove they’ve had their shots. Smartphone apps may be coming soon.
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Danielle Evans joins to discuss the humor and history in her new short story collection ‘The Office of Historical Corrections.’
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.
One of the hottest areas of research right now: studies to determine how well current vaccines work against emerging coronavirus “variants of concern.“
Illinois opened up vaccines to all adults — but Chicago says, “not yet.” Here’s how to make sense of the different timelines.
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.