Epidemiologist Dr. Emily Landon Answers Viewer Questions About COVID-19, Delta Variant, Booster Shots“The unvaccinated people are spreading delta [variant] so fast, that they are basically bathing the vaccinated people in delta exposures, and that's a little bit more than what our vaccines were really developed to be able to handle."
With No States Now In Top Tier Of Chicago's COVID Travel Restrictions, Hope Builds For Tourism RevivalIn a phenomenon we haven’t seen in nearly a year, there are no more COVID-19 travel restrictions for Chicago.
Answers From Experts About COVID-19 Vaccine, Herd Immunity, And Vaccine Approval For Younger ChildrenDr. Emily Landon of UChicago Health and Dr. Markeita Moore, a pediatrician at Advocate Children's Hospital, have answers to questions about the significance of herd immunity, and when the COVID-19 vaccine may be available to kids under 12.
Debunking Some Misinformation About The COVID-19 VaccineThere is just so much misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine out there. On “Hour 18” Wednesday, we brought in Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from the University of Chicago, to talk about a few of them.
UChicago Medicine's Dr. Emily Landon Has Message For Those Who Might Be Worried After Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Is 'Paused'Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from UChicago Medicine, joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards Tuesday evening to explain what she would tell people who have doubts because of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause.
University Of Chicago's Dr. Emily Landon Answers Questions On COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy, Transmission, And Other ConcernsDr. Emily Landon from the University of Chicago joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent on Thursday to answer some questions about the coronavirus vaccines and how they work.
Medline Distributes Machines To Help Purify Air In Fight Against COVID-19It seems like we have surface cleaning down pat. But what about the air - where the coronavirus is more likely to cling?
Thinking Of Traveling For Thanksgiving? Amid New COVID Surge, Infectious Disease Expert Says 'Be Prepared For The Worst Possible Scenario'The bottom line is the safest thing to do is stay at home, but if you are making a Thanksgiving trip, CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas finds out what precautions to take before you hop on a flight.
University Of Chicago Expert Says Limiting Close Unmasked Contacts Remains Key To Containing COVID; 'Spend Your Up-Close And Unmasked Contacts Wisely'Up-close and unmasked. How many people fitting that description do you let into your world every day? One local expert has some ideas around what that answer should be.
Pritzker Announces Indoor Dining Ban For West-Central Illinois; 9 Of 11 Regions Now Face Extra Restricitons: 'We Have A Real Problem On Our Hands'The governor said, starting Monday, Region 3 in west-central Illinois near Springfield will face tougher COVID-19 restrictions, after its average positivity rate surpassed 8% for three days in a row.
As List Of States Covered By Chicago's Quarantine Order Shifts Every Week, How Can Travelers Plan Trips Out Of State?CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside the science behind the weekly changes to the city's emergency travel order, and a possible strategy for planning upcoming travel.
SeatGeek Stadium Installing New Disinfecting Doorways For Concert, Crowds Could Top 5,500 FansCBS 2’s Lauren Victory looks at the high-tech devices at the doors of SeatGeek Stadium that are supposed to help keep you COVID-free.
Dental Hygienists Say They're Worried About COVID-19 ExposureMany people dread going to the dentist, and now some hygienists do too.
University Of Chicago Medical Center To Require Masks For All Staff Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe University of Chicago Medical Center on Thursday announced that it is moving to requiring masks for all staff as it takes on the next stages of the battle against coronavirus.
'This Is The Only Way Forward. This Virus Is Unforgiving': Epidemiologist Backs Order To Stay Home During Coronavirus Outbreak“This is the only way forward,” said Dr. Emily Landon, lead epidemiologist at University of Chicago Medicine. “This virus is unforgiving. It spreads before you even know you’ve caught it, and it tricks you into believing that it’s nothing more than a little influenza."