Six months after COVID-19 started spreading around the globe, desperation rather than information is still driving many decisions about how to treat the disease.
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‘COVID Fatigue’ Has Led To An Increase In Cases Among Young Adults, Chicago's Health Commissioner Says
Nearly 30% of those who tested positive in the last month are between 18 and 29 years old. Those cases are concentrated in the Lincoln Park and New City areas.
Proponents of a “circular economy” see solutions for COVID-19 and climate change.
About 77,000 people living in federally assisted housing in the U.S. are at risk of being contaminated — including East Chicago residents.
A letter from over 200 scientists to the World Health Organization asks for further investigation into how the virus spreads.
In an open letter to W.H.O, 239 experts urged the organization to give more credit to the growing evidence that the virus may be airborne.
Chicago area movie theaters are starting to reopen after being shut down for months. So, what’s the experience like for movie-goers?
Reset brings a roundup of the latest local environment news and what it means for the air we breathe.
Zoonotic pathogens, which include not only COVID-19, but HIV/AIDS and Ebola, have increasingly emerged due to stresses humans have placed on animal habitats, according to a new United Nations report.
Dentists spend their careers eye to eye with infectious patients, their hands inside gaping mouths, and have a vested interest in making sure everyone stays safe. Here's how they do it.