The CDC is issuing an “urgent need” to raise vaccination coverage against all three viruses.
Pfizer losses were not as great as expected in the third quarter, but a continued decline in sales of its COVID-19 products clipped revenue.
As federal pandemic dollars dry up, mayor's spending decisions will help shape how prepared Chicago is should another significant public health crisis arise.
The once-critical white COVID-19 vaccination cards are being phased out.
Updated COVID-19 vaccines may be getting a little easier for adults to find but they’re still frustratingly scarce for young children.
Though Chicago remains at a “low” COVID-19 risk level, the city’s hospitalizations rose 30% last week, according to CDPH data.
The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household.
Experts and public health officials answer pressing questions about the new COVID-19 vaccine arriving in Chicago.
Most Americans will be eligible for both the new monovalent COVID vaccine and the annual flu shot this fall.
Here’s what to know before you roll up your sleeve for the new COVID booster shot.
Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the new COVID-19 shots for everyone 6 months and older.
The latest COVID-19 boosters are expected to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration as early as Monday.
Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the study will test up to 11 combinations of treatments for long COVID.
First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 Monday but is experiencing only mild symptoms, her spokeswoman said.
More than three years after the start of the pandemic, many COVID-19 survivors continue to struggle. Some, especially those who became so severely ill that they were hospitalized and unable to breathe on their own, face lasting lung damage.
City health officials say the rise doesn’t present an urgent threat to the public, but shows the coronavirus is still spreading and merits attention.
Lab-confirmed cases and hospitalizations are slightly up in Chicago and across the country. The small uptick is "not a major concern," the city's health commissioner said.
COVID-19 hospital admissions are inching upward in the United States since early July.
The increase in cases is a reminder that COVID-19 is still lurking, even if it’s no longer top-of-mind.
Both Illinois and Chicago are below the similarly declining national average in hospital admissions, but a new study from Northwestern Medicine's Comprehensive COVID-19 Center details patients' struggles with long COVID.
More than $200 billion may have been stolen from two large COVID-19 relief initiatives, according to new estimates from a federal watchdog.
The COVID-19 vaccines are on track for a big recipe change this fall.
About 10% of people appear to suffer long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic, according to a study of nearly 10,000 Americans.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will exit office after presiding over the city’s most tumultuous era in generations, one marked by enormous strain on every element of civic life and the twin crises of COVID-19 and civil unrest.
Arwady said the city doesn't consider COVID-19 over, even if the pandemic emergency is coming to an end.
More than 1.1 million Americans have died of COVID, and the rate of death has markedly slowed in recent months.
Several core aspects of America’s pandemic-era emergency safety net are also coming to a close, from extra food assistance to automatic re-enrollment in Medicaid.
State and federal governments are changing requirements related to the illness.
The World Health Organization says COVID-19 is no longer a global emergency but the coronavirus is here to stay.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, submitted her resignation Friday, saying the waning of the COVID-19 pandemic was a good time to make a transition.
“It’s with great hope that I declare COVID-19 over as a global health emergency,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
The panel ruled 6-1 in favor of Aurora Health Care, with three liberals and three conservatives in support and only conservative Justice Rebecca Bradley dissenting.
Pandemic-related national and public health emergencies are set to end on May 11
Chicago must reinstate city employees who were fired for refusing to comply with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and rescind the requirement, a state administrative law judge has ruled.
Older Americans and people with weak immune systems can get an extra COVID-19 booster dose this spring.
One county worker fraudently got loans and used the money on travel, home improvement, fine dining and Amazon purchases, the report says.
Two former Black Democratic lawmakers who were expelled by Republican colleagues in Tennessee say they want to be reappointed, then elected back to their seats, following their ouster for a protest on the House floor urging passage of gun-control measures in the wake of a deadly school shooting.
The shift marks the first easing of masking requirements at the health system since the pandemic hit more than three years ago
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans rejected arguments that Biden, as the nation’s chief executive, has the same authority as the CEO of a private corporation to require that employees be vaccinated.
Moderna’s CEO on Wednesday defended a plan to more than quadruple the company’s COVID-19 vaccine price, but he also said the drugmaker will work to ensure patients continue paying nothing at drugstores or clinics.
An international team of virus experts said that they had found genetic data from a market in Wuhan, China, linking the coronavirus with raccoon dogs for sale there.
The panel of Food and Drug Administration experts agreed Thursday that the drug is safe and effective for preventing severe COVID-19 in adults with health risks.
A requirement that travelers to the U.S. from China present a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flights expired Friday after more than two months as cases in China have fallen.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.
Remembering when the world was gripped with fear as a mysterious virus spread across continents.
Among the reasons cited by survey respondents were not wanting kids to miss school or an activity, and concerns about missing work to care for a child.
COVID-19′s origins remain hazy. Three years after the start of the pandemic, it’s still unclear whether the coronavirus that causes the disease leaked from a lab or spread to humans from an animal.
(AP) — China says it has been “open and transparent” in the search for the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and dismissed U.S. criticism as politicizing the issue.