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The CDC recommended vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
The change to federal guidance came as cases in Illinois and around the country continue to rise as the vaccination pace stagnates and mask mandates are relaxed.
As of Sunday, the most recent period for which data is available, that included roughly two-thirds of Illinois’ 102 counties, predominantly in central and southern Illinois.
Scientists cited new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread among vaccinated people in announcing new CDC mask recommendations.
The nation's top health agency was expected to backpedal on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Gary Rabine said he would not encourage people to get a COVID-19 vaccination, incorrectly saying the shots were not FDA-approved and had caused thousands of deaths.
PARIS (AP) — While most French health care workers are vaccinated against the coronavirus, a small but vocal minority is holding out. With infections exploding, a new law requiring them to get the shots is exposing the divide.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.
First lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Hawaii, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaiians to get their shots as the delta variant surges through much of the U.S.
Accepting the COVID-19 vaccine is the "compassionate thing to do", according to Olivia Rodrigo.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,983 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 on Friday compared with the weeklong total of 4,449 cases reported July 16.
In response to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations and the spread of the delta variant, the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County announced Friday people will be required to wear masks in indoor public places and on public transportation beginning Monday.
New data strongly suggests COVID-19 jumped to humans from a wild animal sold at a Wuhan meat market, not from a Chinese germ lab, says a prominent University of Arizona researcher who specializes in the origins of outbreaks.
A new poll underscores challenges facing health officials amid soaring infections in some states: 45% of unvaccinated Americans say they definitely won't get shots. Plus, get the latest data and updates on a persisting pandemic.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 now says his listeners should get vaccinated.
Vaccines work well against the Delta variant, but there are a lot of people in central Illinois who have not yet gotten vaccinated — a fact which is concerning to health officials. A set of mutations in the variant makes it more transmissible, said Dr. Douglas Kasper, head of infectious diseases at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, during a press briefing Thursday afternoon.
While most public health news over the last year and a half has been dominated by COVID, there's concern that if too many kids are behind on their normal immunizations, there could be other outbreaks as well.
Sean Penn won't return to work on his new TV series, 'Gaslit', until it is made mandatory for all cast and crew to have been vaccinated against coronavirus.
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Despite rising case counts, it remains pretty safe for most fully vaccinated people in the Chicago area to continue to go maskless in the majority of settings, said Dr. Rachel Rubin, co-lead of the Cook County Department of Public Health.