Friends And Family Ask For Prayers As Rev. Jesse Jackson, Wife Battle COVID-19A plea was issued for prayers Wednesday night for the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, who are both battling COVID-19.
Northwestern Medicine To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For Doctors, StaffNorthwestern Medicine is among the latest institutions to require COVID-19 vaccination for all staff.
Bat Bites, Rabies Concerns On The Rise In DuPage CountyBat bites are on the rise in DuPage County, with the county health department saying at least five bats have tested positive for rabies recently. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Gov. Pritzker Says COVID-19 Mitigations May Return As Hospitalizations SurgeIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker warned Tuesday that new COVID-19 mitigations could be coming in parts of Illinois, as hospitalizations surge in parts of the state.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Reports Doing 'Fairly Well' As He Is Hospitalized For COVID-19From his hospital bed on Tuesday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said he is doing "fairly well" as he fights COVID-19 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
52 Students Quarantined In DuPage County District 45 After 7 COVID CasesA total of 52 students in DuPage County are now quarantined, after seven students tested positive for COVID-19.
What Will FDA Approval Of Pfizer Vaccine Mean For Vaccine Hesitancy?CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey looks at how the approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may affect both vaccine hesitancy and vaccine mandates.
What Will Full FDA Approval Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Mean For Chicago?Full approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine came from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday. It came more than eight months after the FDA gave the drug authorization for emergency use. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey looks into what it will mean for Chicago.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Wife Jacqueline Resting Comfortably After Being Hospitalized For COVID-19The family of the Rev. Jesse Jackson issued an encouraging update late Sunday about the civil rights leader and his wife, Jacqueline, in their fight against COVID-19. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Rev. Jesse Jackson And Wife Jacqueline Responding Positively To COVID-19 TreatmentsThe family of the Rev. Jesse Jackson issued an encouraging update late Sunday about the civil rights leader and his wife, Jacqueline, in their fight against COVID-19. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
South Suburban Leaders Push COVID-19 Vaccinations Before School StartsIn Markham, leaders spent the day Sunday encouraging residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 - especially before their kids head back to school. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Outpouring Of Support For Rev. Jesse Jackson And Wife Jacqueline As They Battle COVIDAn outpouring of support flooded in Sunday for the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, after a COVID-19 diagnosis. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Chicago Mask Mandate Returns Friday: What You Need To KnowEveryone in Chicago will have to go back to wearing masks in all indoor spaces again effective Friday.
Epidemiologist 'Dr. Kat' Uses TikTok To Inform About COVID-19Dr. Katrine Wallace is a Chicago epidemiologist who is also a TikTok influencer, and who uses the platform to inform the public about COVID-19.
State Places 29 School Districts On Probation For Defying Mask MandateA total of 29 Illinois school districts are not in compliance with Gov. JB Pritzker’s school mask mandate, the state announced Wednesday.
Enforcement A Work In Progress When It Comes To Students Who Refuse To Abide By School Mask MandatesIllinois schools can get in big trouble if they don’t abide by the mandate that requires all teachers and students, and everyone else in school buildings, to abide by the state’s mask mandates. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, enforcement is a little more fuzzy when it comes to individual students’ refusal.
AP: COVID-19 Booster Shots To Be Recommended For All AmericansThe shots will reportedly be recommended eight months after people receive their second shot.
More And More Chicago Restaurants And Bars Are Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 VaccinationA growing number of city businesses are starting to require proof of vaccination before entry. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
School Supplies, COVID Vaccines At Back-To-School Health Fair In Oak ParkIn another sure sign that back-to-school season is here, backpacks and school supplies were given away Saturday in Oak Park.
Some Illinois Parents Want Remote Learning For Their Kids Amid Rising COVID-19 CasesRising COVID-19 rising numbers are one of the reasons some parents are pushing to keep their kids home this upcoming school year. But the Illinois Board of Education is mandating students return to classrooms. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Dozens Of COVID-19 Cases At Carol Stream Nursing Home Despite High VaccinationDozens of COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed at a sprawling north suburban nursing home – despite 90 percent of the residents there being vaccinated. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Moderna Says COVID-19 Booster Shots May Be Needed This Fall; Some Doctors Aren't So SureA third shot in the arm of COVID-19 vaccine? That is what Moderna suggested Thursday for this fall as cases rise, but some doctors are not on board with the idea for now. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
State Of Illinois Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Data Available For Nursing Home Residents, StaffThe CBS 2 Investigators have been looking into the issue of COVID-19 spread at Chicago area nursing homes for months.
FULL INTERVIEW: Yulia Komarova Of UIC On A Treatment That Could Keep COVID Patients Off VentilatorsYulia Komarova, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine, talks with Megan Hickey about the potential COVID-19 treatment VT-109.