Illinois To Receive $8 Million For Distribution Of COVID-19 VaccineIllinois is receiving more than $8 million to help prepare for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
AstraZeneca Puts COVID-19 Vaccine Trial On Hold After Patient Gets SickA potential COVID-19 vaccine produced by AstraZeneca was one of two being tested in Chicago, but now, the company has put a temporary hold on its large-scale Phase III trial.
UIC Tests COVID-19 Trial VaccineIt's phase three of the trial, which Dr. Novak said is the most important phase. It's the one that determines if the injection actually works.
Arwady: We're Planning 2 To 3 Years For COVID Response In Chicago"I wish I could say that COVID were going to be over shortly, but it's not."
COVID-19 Vaccine Trial At UIC Delayed Until The End Of JulyA researcher for the Moderna vaccine says the testing at the University of Illinois at Chicago won't start until the end of the month at the earliest.
Illinois Hospitals Warn Families Of Unvaccinated ChildrenThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all children get two doses of measles vaccine, which it says is 97% effective.
Veterinarian: Pet Owners Should Get Their Dogs Vaccinated For Canine FluThere's a new vaccine hitting the market. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Lake County Offering Free Mumps Vaccines For U Of I StudentsThe university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Shot In The Arm Can Lead To Shoulder InjuryCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on a mistake that's becoming more common when patients are given shots.
Could Polio Make A Comeback In The U.S.?The answer is frightening. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
California Measles Outbreak Prompting Lots Of Questions In Chicago AreaMost local health departments said they are not seeing any more or fewer measles vaccinations being given since an outbreak of measles tied to Disneyland.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Tdap Vaccine Required For Illinois Preteens, TeensIt's time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
Some Flu-Stricken Workers Wonder: Go To Job, Or Stay Home Without Pay?CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with one Chicago man who says he can’t afford to miss work.
Two New Strains Of Flu For This SeasonDr. Daniel Jernigan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells WBBM Newsradio that there are two new, different strains of flu this year and that the vaccine formulated this fall should be able to keep you from getting them.