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Healthy & Fit

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference Says Regarding Coronavirus: “World Will Have to Live with it Forever”

253 Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 warned that the coronavirus is “not going away” and the world will have to live with it “forever.” Bancel’s statement was heard while he was […]

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Healthy & Fit

New Drive-Thru Rapid COVID-19 Testing from Health Gauge Coming to Woodfield Mall Tuesday, December 22, 2020

372 Testing available with no pre-qualifications or symptoms needed Needing a last minute COVID-19 test with rapid results? Health Gauge’s first Illinois drive-thru location at Woodfield Mall is opening Tuesday, December 22, 2020 and is […]

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Healthy & Fit

Advocate Condell Medical Center Pauses COVID-19 Vaccinations Following Reactions Involving 4 Employees; FDA Investigates Rare Reactions Nationwide

252 Out of an abundance of caution, Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois and Advocate Aurora Health disclosed that the Condell is temporarily pausing vaccinations in order to allow time to better understand what […]

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Education

Adaptive Pause Remote Learning Denied by Arlington Heights School District 25 Board Vote in Divided Elementary School Community

695 Arlington Heights School District 25 Board of Education Meeting | December 4, 2020. In stressful pandemic times with stressed out board members, teachers, and parents concerned over undirected and bewildered students; the Arlington Heights […]

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Events

Hundreds Observed in Hilton Chicago Northbrook Hotel at Crowded Wedding without Social Distancing, Very Few Wearing Masks

2,302 Hundreds of people crowded into a hotel ballroom on Wednesday, toasting newlyweds. But in the middle of a pandemic, how is that allowed? CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports. What appeared to be a […]

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Advisory Committee for CDC Recommends First Population Groups to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations As One Person Dies Per Minute of Coronavirus COVID-19 Illness

99 First Phase Priority Includes 21 Million Health Care Workers and 3 Million Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities, But Not Paramedics and Other First Responders Health care personnel and residents of long-term care facilities will […]

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IDPH Reports 14,612 New Coronavirus Cases with 168 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 15.7%

128 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 19, 2020 reported 14,612 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 168 additional deaths. Seven deaths in Cook County involved people […]

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IDPH Reports 11,028 New Coronavirus Cases with 166* Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.8%

104 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Saturday, November 14, 2020 reported 11,028 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 166 additional deaths; however, 66 reported deaths involved a delay […]

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IDPH Reports 15,415 New Coronavirus Cases with 27 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.4%

96 All but six Illinois counties are at warning level: Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, and Will Counties at warning level The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, November 13, 2020 reported 15,415 […]