COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Some Answers For Parents Expressing ConcernsA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel on Wednesday approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, but some parents are expressing reluctancy. Dr. Markeita Moore joins us to talk about the concerns she’s been hearing from parents, and has some reassurance.
CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15A panel of independent advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents age 12 to 15.
Multiple Sites In Chicago, Suburbs Prepare To Offer COVID-19 Vaccine To 12- To 15-Year-OldsA local doctor’s phone is ringing off the hook already, with parents ready to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19.
FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Ages 12 To 15The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 1,741 New Cases, 39 DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 1,741 new cases of COVID-19, and 39 more deaths.
15-Year-Old Bolingbrook Girl, Dykota Morgan, Dies 3 Days After Contracting COVID-19Dykota Morgan was an artist and an athlete, and had an outgoing disposition. The Bolingbrook teen died three days after contracting COVID-19.
10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In WaukeganA total of 10 inmates out of 46 in one pod at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days.
Nearly 100 Students At Roosevelt Middle School In River Forest Placed Under Quarantine Due To 4 Positive COVID-19 CasesLess than a week after returning to fully in-person learning, nearly 100 students at a middle school in River Forest are in quarantine.
Workers At South Side Illinois Motor Vehicle Facility Say COVID-19 Is Rampant, And State Is Downplaying ItDozens of workers at a local Illinois Secretary of State’s Motor Vehicle facility say the state is putting them in danger – daily.
With CPS CEO Janice Jackson Soon To Step Down, What Is The Plan For Student COVID Vaccinations?Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson will soon step down as head of the nation’s third largest school district – amid a pandemic and a citywide vaccination effort.
Rep. Danny Davis Leads Community Effort To Send Medical Aid To India Amid Horrific COVID-19 Crisis ThereU.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois) is heading a coalition of community leaders sending medical aid to India, as that country struggles through a devastating wave of COVID-19.
This May Day, Cook County Department Of Public Health Expresses Concern For Workers Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Cook County Department of Public Health on Saturday issued a statement for International Workers Day – or May Day – expressing concern for workers who are struggling in the pandemic.
Fox Valley Mall COVID-19 Vaccination Site In Aurora To Accept Walk-Ins WednesdayWalk-ins will be accepted Wednesday at the Fox Valley Mall COVID-19 mass-vaccination site in Aurora.
Tinley Park COVID-19 Vaccination Site To Offer Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Site Starting WednesdayThose who would rather have the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine can get it at the Tinley Park mass vaccination site starting on Wednesday.
Nanotrap Developed By University Of Chicago Researchers Could Be Breakthrough COVID-19 TreatmentA possible breakthrough coronavirus treatment has been developed by scientists at the University of Chicago.