Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from UChicago Medicine, joins CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to explain what she would tell people who have doubts because of the Johnson & Johnson pause.
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UChicago Health's Dr. Emily Landon On The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine PauseDr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from UChicago Medicine, joins CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to explain what she would tell people who have doubts because of the Johnson & Johnson pause.
Appointments Canceled In Aurora As Officials Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson VaccineAt a mass vaccination site in Aurora, about 1,100 people were scheduled to receive the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday -- but after the use of the vaccine was paused due to blood clot concerns, all those appointments were canceled. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Some Chicago COVID-19 Vaccination Events Canceled Due To Johnson & Johnson Vaccine PauseJohnson & Johnson vaccine administration has been paused due to concerns about blood clots. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on what that could mean for those looking for a COVID-19 vaccination.
Chicago Health Officials Concerned About Impact Of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine PauseThe federal government was getting ready to shift to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the United Center mass vaccination site next week, but now, the CDC and FDA recommended a "pause" in the use of the vaccine while they investigate six cases of "a rare and severe type of blood clot" in people who received it. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Majority Of White Sox Receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineMajor League Baseball is not mandating COVID-19 vaccines, but the White Sox have really embraced the opportunity.
In Busy And Tourism-Heavy Neighborhoods, COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Rising -- But So Are CasesWith more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19, restaurants, bars, and ballparks are busier than they have been in more than a year. But some areas of Chicago with the highest vaccination rates are also seeing spikes in COVID-19 cases. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
United Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site Switching To Johnson & Johnson VaccineThe change comes Tuesday, April 20 amid high demand for the single-dose vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Opening Broadly In Illinois, But Teens Face A Particular ChallengeIn one of the biggest steps in getting more people in Illinois vaccinated against COVID-19, the state moves to Phase 2 of its vaccination program on Monday. But as CBS 2's Steven Graves reports, teens and their parents face a particular hurdle.
Record Number Of COVID-19 Vaccines Administered In U.S., But Cases Rising AgainNew surges in several states are being blamed on dangerous coronavirus variants. CBS News' Danya Bacchus reports.
British Cooking School Launches Cookbook For Those Who Have Lost Smell, Taste Due To COVID-19A British nonprofit cooking school has published a new cookbook geared toward people who have experienced loss of taste and smell from COVID-19.
City Of Chicago Joins Walgreens, Churches For COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach EffortThe City of Chicago is launching a new push with Walgreens and churches across the city to get COVID-19 vaccinations to people in hard-hit communities who may be hesitant about getting the shot.
Chicagoans Cross Indiana State Line For Vaccination Attempts In GarySome Chicagoans struggling to find a vaccination appointment are crossing the Indiana state line. CBS 2's Brandon Merano reports.
University Of Chicago Undergrads Under Stay-At-Home Order Due To COVID-19 OutbreakThe university is pointing the finger at fraternity parties for the new outbreak on campus. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
University Of Chicago Students Under Stay-At-Home Order Amid COVID-19 OutbreakIn the biggest outbreak of COVID-19 since the start of the school year, more than 50 cases of the virus has been reported at the University of Chicago in the past 48 hours. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Some Suburban Cook County Residents Have Struggled To Find COVID Shots For The HomeboundWith more and more people becoming eligible for the COVID vaccine, we’re asking – what about those who can’t get to a pharmacy or other vaccination sites? One south suburban woman told CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra she is struggling to find anyone who will bring her homebound brother a shot.
COVID Concerns Close Midlothian Driver Services FacilityThe Illinois Secretary of State’s Driver Services Facility in south suburban Midlothian is closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Northbrook Restaurateur Says She Welcomes Renewed COVID Mitigations If It Will Help End PandemicCBS 2’s Marie Saavedra found one chef in Northbrook who is willing to do anything - even shut down - if it gets us on the other side of the virus.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But COVID Rates Are Rising NowThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there could be a new sticking point.
Cubs, White Sox Offer COVID-19 Vaccines To PlayersBoth Chicago Major League Baseball teams are offering vaccines to their players.
Another Easter Amid The Coronavirus PandemicCOVID-19 infection rates are up in 27 states – including Illinois and Indiana – even though 18 percent of Americans were fully vaccinated in time for Easter. But as CBS News’ Lilia Luciano reports, variant strains could make the pandemic last longer.
Indiana Ends Mask Mandate On Tuesday, But Cities And Counties Can Still Set RulesIndiana still plans to stop its statewide mask mandate for the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, but that does not mean anyone can just go maskless wherever they want.
Suburban Cook County Business Owners Wait To See If COVID Restrictions ReturnThis Easter weekend, business owners are upset about more COVID-19 mitigations that could come this week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Cook County Health Officials Issue Warning About Rising COVID-19 CasesCook County health officials on Saturday issued a warning about rising COVID-19 cases.
Wrigleyville Balances Business, Safety Amid COVID-19 SpikeWrigleyville bar owners face a tall task - balancing a much-needed business boost with COVID concerns. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.