ONLY ON 2: Hundreds Of False Positive COVID-19 Tests Reported By Independent Laboratory StarLabHundreds of people thought they had COVID-19, but it turns out a local testing lab got it wrong – and the results were even sent to the State of Illinois.
Chicago Frontline Health Care Workers Await COVID-19 Vaccine, Say It Couldn't Come At A Better TimeWe are getting a better idea of when COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to frontline workers – and which workers will get the doses first.
Mayor Lightfoot Addresses State Of COVID-19 Pandemic In Chicago, Vaccine Distribution On 'Face The Nation'On CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot talked about the state of the coronavirus outbreak in Chicago and her prospects for vaccine distribution.
COVID In Illinois: Massive Northbrook Hotel Wedding Reception Called Potential 'Super-Spreader Event' By Cook County Health DepartmentA weekday wedding reception at a hotel in unincorporated Northbrook is being called a potential "super-spreader event" by county health officials and the hotel could face civil citations.
Hundreds Gather For Wedding At Hilton Chicago/Northbrook With No Masks -- How Was This Allowed To Happen?Hundreds of people crowded into a hotel ballroom on Wednesday, toasting newlyweds. But in the middle of a pandemic, how is that allowed?
Coronavirus In Chicago: Great Lakes Clinical Trials Launches COVID-19 Antibody Drug TrialGreat Lakes Clinical Trials launched a new coronavirus antibody drug trial in Andersonville on Tuesday.
Coronavirus: CDC Advisers Vote To Recommend First Access To Vaccine Go To Health Care Workers, Long-Term Care Facility ResidentsA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel on Tuesday took a vote to recommend that health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities receive the first access to a coronavirus vaccine.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Minority Groups Want To Ensure Equal Access To Coronavirus VaccineAs we get closer to the distribution of a coronavirus vaccine, minority communities across Chicago want to make sure they get equal access – since they have among the hardest hit by the pandemic.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Health Care Workers Brace For Thanksgiving Superspreader Event On Top Of Existing SurgeA superspreader event on top of a COVID-19 surge – that is what health care workers are preparing for around the country and right in Chicago.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Sheriff Tom Dart Says Containment Has Been Success At Cook County Jail, But Worry Mounts About UptickFor months, Sheriff Tom Dart has been trying to keep cases under control at the Cook County Jail. And as CBS News’ Adriana Diaz reported, Dart said he has had success despite a recent uptick.
COVID Patient From Joliet Thankful For Recovery Facilitated By ECMO MachineIt’s pretty much back to normal life for one COVID-19 patient from Joliet.
Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Will Borrow $2 Billion From Feds To Deal With COVID-19-Related Revenue LossesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday that the state will be borrowing $2 billion from the federal government to mitigate the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic – less than half of the $5 billion that was offered.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Family With Daughter Home From College Goes Extra Mile To Prevent COVID-19 This ThanksgivingWith a COVID-19 surge going on, families have been put in awkward positions families to quarantine and stay safe – while also seeing their loved ones. this Thanksgiving.
COVID In Illinois: Expert Says Ambitious Federal Timeline For Getting Out Coronavirus Vaccine Is PossibleAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Gov. Pritzker Urges Local Governments To Take Advantage Of Pandemic Funds, Reminds People That Thanksgiving Must Look Different This YearIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday reminded local governments downstate to take advantage of funding available to help in their battle against the coronavirus pandemic, and also reminded people that they must handle Thanksgiving differently in the midst of a COVID-19 surge.