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CNN: FDA calls for heartburn drug Zantac to be pulled from market immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from...

CNN: US coronavirus cases pass 200,000. More states are saying stay at home

On a day several more states, including Florida, told most of their residents to stay at home, the number of US...

BBC: White House task force actively discussing whether public should be wearing masks, Fauci says

Washington (CNN) A key member of the White House's coronavirus task force said Tuesday the idea of recommending broad use of masks in the...

CNN: Can your marriage survive the coronavirus?

(CNN) Even for those of us with the happiest and most stable marriages, social distancing to combat the spread of Covid-19 provides...

AP: Feed the soul: In chaotic times, gardening becomes therapy

As spring’s arrival in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with government stay-at-home orders, the itch to get outside has turned backyard gardens into...

VOA: COVID Vaccine Could Be Ready for Emergency Use by Early 2021

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson says human testing of its experimental coronavirus vaccine will begin by September and says the vaccine...

VOA: COVID-19 Diaries: Challenges of Exercising While Sheltering in Place

In California under the state’s shelter in place rule, people outside of a family are ordered to stay 6 feet from...

AP: Hay fever or virus? For allergy sufferers, a season of worry

HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — The spring breezes of 2020 are carrying more than just tree pollen. There’s a whiff of paranoia in...

VOA: Trump: ‘Horrible Scourge’ of Coronavirus Will Cause New Spike of US Deaths

U.S President Donald Trump on Monday called the coronavirus “a horrible scourge” that is going to lead to a sharp increase in deaths in the U.S. in...

CNN: Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

Since January, health authorities have identified more than 160,000 Covid-19 cases throughout the United States. So far, 2,949 — about 1.8% —...

BBC: Can you kill coronavirus with UV light?

There’s only one type of UV that can reliably inactivate Covid-19 – and it’s extremely dangerous.

CNN: How your diet can help flatten the curve

The Covid-19 coronavirus is disrupting almost every aspect of our lives in the US and across the world. As we face...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...