This illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination at Bars, Restaurants, Gyms, Entertainment Venues Required Beginning January 3, 2022 in Suburban Cook County

Cook County Board President announces Toni Preckwinkle will implement a health order to many indoor businesses in the suburbs to require customers age 5 and older to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 beginning January […]