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.
Albert Bourla, head of the pharmaceutical giant, discusses plans for distributing its vaccine, which it says is 95% effective, and explains the timing of his $5.6 mllion sale of Pfizer stock.
As Illinois continues to shatter testing records, some residents are still finding access to a test is easier said than done.
Linda Diaz was one victim. Since the start of the pandemic, attitudes about the disease’s virulence have diverged — including within this close-knit Chicago family, even now.
“The second [COVID-19] wave is now here,” said IDPH director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
This month, U.S. nursing homes saw a record-breaking week of COVID-19 cases. Research shows community spread is the greatest predictor of rising cases.
City Hall’s efforts to expand testing and contact tracing come as coronavirus testing sites around the Chicago region report long lines.