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.
Five years ago today: Butcher paper signals FBI raid on offices of ‘untouchable’ Ed Burke — and changes Chicago history
Reporters could only speculate about what prompted the raid, but ex-Mayor Lori Lightfoot admits she “rode that wave ‘till it crashed on the beach.”
Amid changes in hours and strategies, many still wonder about the future of urban life three years into the pandemic.
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.