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CNN: Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first guidance for the holidays, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic...

Reuters: U.S. health agency sets October 16 deadline for states to submit vaccine plans

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday set an Oct. 16 deadline for states to submit plans...

CNN: CDC abruptly removes guidance about airborne coronavirus transmission, says update ‘was posted in error’

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language...

VOA: Survey: Almost Half of Americans Say ‘No’ To COVID Vaccine If Available Today

Nearly half of Americans, or 49%, said they definitely or probably would not get an inoculation if a coronavirus were available today,...

CNN: 7 steps that can lower your blood pressure as you age

Want to live a longer, healthier life? One way is to keep your blood pressure at optimal levels as you age...

Reuters: Moderna sees 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine candidate by year end

Moderna Inc said on Friday it was on track to produce 20 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine by the end...

BBC: The mystery of why some vaccines are doubly beneficial

Peter Aaby shakes his head, as though he still can’t believe it. “That was the start of it really – something very...

AP: Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups

In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino...

CNN: Enough people have to take a Covid-19 vaccine for it to be efficient, Fauci says

(CNN) If too few Americans get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, it won't help reduce the spread of the deadly virus, the nation's...

CNN: Hundreds pose nude wearing only masks for London art installation

Hundreds of volunteers have stripped and posed naked in a north London park -- all in the name of art.Wearing nothing but...

CNN: How to help siblings get along better

Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training...

CNN: Online classes: 5 reasons students benefit from ‘cameras off’

(CNN) As the 2020 to 2021 school year gets underway -- both at the K through 12 and college level -- many...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...