See the latest numbers of Illinois COVID-19 cases and deaths.
WBEZ looked closely at the city and state dashboards monitoring cases and outbreaks. We explain what’s in them and what’s missing.
Cases are up, hospitalizations are low and a surge seems unlikely, according to three Chicago doctors who walked us through the latest virus data.
As the holiday approaches, infectious disease specialists are bracing for the possibility that big family get-togethers and travel will propel the spread of RSV, flu and COVID-19.
The Nation’s Report Card scores released Monday show historic declines in math and reading, and a widening achievement gap for Black and Latino students.
Here we go again. The virus is starting to surge in many European countries and there are early signs a wave may be starting in the U.S. too.
Only one in 20 eligible kids under 5 in Illinois have received a first dose. That leaves pediatricians and child care providers trying to troubleshoot.
From how to prepare your kids to where to get vaccinated, here are answers parents’ questions.
Health officials urged everyone to be up-to-date with their vaccinations and booster shots.
Cases have been on the rise statewide since mid-March, or a few weeks after Gov. JB Pritzker lifted his indoor mask mandate.
Sluggishness, poor compliance with existing rules and little help from state public health officials crippled the response, according to the audit.
The Biden administration is expanding the availability of the Paxlovid, which is recommended for high-risk individuals who test positive.
New data show Latinos suffered the biggest drop in life expectancy — about three years. And Black Chicagoans’ life expectancy is now below 70, the lowest in nearly two decades.