Your Daily COVID-19 Update: Chicago’s Vaccine Distribution Plan

Illinois public health officials on Thursday reported 11,101 cases of the coronavirus and 196 additional deaths.

A nurse prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine at Croydon University Hospital in London.
A nurse prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine at Croydon University Hospital in London.
A nurse prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine at Croydon University Hospital in London.
A nurse prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine at Croydon University Hospital in London.

Your Daily COVID-19 Update: Chicago’s Vaccine Distribution Plan

Illinois public health officials on Thursday reported 11,101 cases of the coronavirus and 196 additional deaths.

A panel of FDA experts is meeting Thursday to discuss emergency use authorization of the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is urging residents to continue masking and social distancing.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Becky Vevea and Kristen Schorsch for the details.

GUEST: Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter

Kristen Schorsch, WBEZ government and politics reporter