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Should I get a flu shot? Experts say the answer is yes.

The flu infection rate had been relatively low this year, but in the past couple weeks several outbreaks have occurred throughout the...

VOA: Fauci Urges Vaccinated Americans to Get Booster Shots

The top U.S. infectious disease expert on Sunday urged millions of Americans who already are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to get booster...

VOA: White House Anticipating CDC Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

The White House COVID-19 response team said Monday it is anticipating final approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children by the U.S....

NPR: The COVID-19 pandemic has now killed 5 million people around the world

Global deaths from COVID-19 have now surpassed 5 million, according to the data released Monday from Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker.

NPR: CDC says toss onions if you don’t know where they came from to avoid salmonella

Check your onions now: A salmonella outbreak impacting 37 states and sickening over 600 people in the U.S. is being linked to certain imported...

NPR: The FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J COVID vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson following unanimous votes...

VOA: US Donates 9.6 Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses to Pakistan

The United States announced Friday an additional 9.6 million doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine are being shipped to Pakistan through the global...

NPR: The federal government pledges $100 million to address health care worker shortages

As health care workers face increased pandemic burnout, some states — particularly in underserved areas — have had challenges retaining existing staff and...

NPR: Get a fan and get vaccinated, the CDC says in its safety tips for the holidays

Anyone looking to celebrate the fall and winter holidays without spreading COVID-19 should consider a window fan or a walk-by greeting, the...

AP: It’s flu vaccine time, even if you’ve had your COVID shots

Amid all the focus on COVID-19 vaccinations, U.S. health experts have another plea: Don’t skip your flu shot. Flu...

REUTERS: J&J says second shot boosts protection for moderate-severe COVID-19 to 94%

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said Tuesday a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to...

NPR: COVID Vaccine For Kids Ages 5 To 11 Is Safe And Effective, Pfizer Says

The first results from the highly anticipated trial studying the effectiveness and safety of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children...

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Illinois senior named Schwarzman Scholar

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign senior Boming Yang, of Beijing, was named a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 151 recipients selected from...

[Urbana] Phillips Recreation Center December Closure

Phillips Recreation Center will close for an annual cleaning from December 13 - January 1. The following fitness classes at the Phillips Recreation...

[Urbana] Sunday Soul Flow

Feed your soul and recharge for your upcoming week during this self-care inspired flow yoga session! Must register in advance.Sunday, December 5th, 3-4pmRegister...

[Champaign] VISITS WITH SANTA

DEC 1, 8, & 10, 2021 - 5 - 7PMTHE VIRGINIA THEATRE Santa Claus is coming to town! The Champaign...