Operation Warp Speed is allocating the first batch of 6.4 million COVID vaccines to states, based on population. This circumvents a CDC advisory committee, which proposed allocation based on risk.
Cook County leaders are cautious about what their finances could look like next year if they don’t get federal COVID-19 money again.
Many Americans are still planning on traveling for Thanksgiving despite the surge in coronavirus cases across the country.
Who owns a nursing home can be the difference between life and death, according to a new WBEZ analysis.
Families across the U.S. scale back on traditional holiday celebrations, and turkey producers have to try to adapt to the changing market.
From sick coworkers to no PPE to a lack of sanitation, workers detail their grievances. WBEZ is publishing every complaint.
Illinois has rolled back to Tier 3 COVID restrictions but with families gathering for Thanksgiving in a matter of days, officials are bracing for the worst. An infectious disease expert breaks down everything you need to know to keep safe during the holidays.
As COVID-19 cases surge, Chicago area workers have questions and concerns about their safety in the workplace.
Dr. Mia Taormina discusses Tier 3 restrictions in Illinois, guidance on Thanksgiving plans and the latest on potential vaccines.
The pharmaceutical giant and partner BioNTech announced Friday that they are submitting a formal request to the Food and Drug Administration, just days after the vaccine was shown to be 95% effective.