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AP: Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

LONDON (AP) — More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can...

CNN: Doctors say the US is in a ‘free fall’ with coronavirus as 32 states struggle with higher rates of infection

(CNN) While new Covid-19 infections keep soaring in most states, some hospitals are close to running out of beds.But by the looks...

BBC: What is bubonic plague?

A suspected case of bubonic plague has been reported to Chinese authorities. It is not known how the patient...

NPR: Why Does My Plant Look Sad? 6 Tips For Raising Happy Houseplants

Look, we've all been there. You fall in love with a plant at the store. You bring it home. You find a...

BBC: Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

Zoonotic diseases - which jump from animals to humans - are increasing and will continue to do so without action to protect...

NPR: Coronavirus FAQs: Is It Safe To Dine Indoors — Or Outdoors?

Some states are allowing restaurants to move back to indoor dining. But is it a safe idea to dine in right now?

NPR: Drill Down To County Level And The U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Looks Even Worse

Across the United States the coronavirus is once again on the march. On Wednesday alone there were nearly 50,000 new cases —...

AP: Confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states

Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the...

BBC: Coronavirus: US buys nearly all of Gilead’s Covid-19 drug remdesivir

The US is buying nearly all the next three months' projected production of Covid-19 treatment remdesivir from US manufacturer Gilead.

VOA: White House Adviser Supports Bar Closings as US COVID Cases Surge

A top White House adviser voiced support Wednesday for closing bars as the U.S. faces a new surge in coronavirus cases partly...

CNN: Beijing approves experimental Covid-19 vaccine for use in Chinese military

The Chinese government has approved the use of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine for the country's military -- the latest step in...

CNN: CDC director pleads with younger Americans to wear masks while many states pause reopenings

(CNN) A top US health official made another plea Tuesday for Americans -- especially younger ones -- to wear masks to curb...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...