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BBC: Coronavirus: How can I shop or get deliveries and takeaways safely?

Remember a time - just a few weeks ago - when a trip to the supermarket wasn't restricted to the "basic necessities"...

AP: Virus test results in minutes? Scientists question accuracy

Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that...

BBC: Coronavirus: Pangolins found to carry related strains

Smuggled pangolins have been found to carry viruses closely related to the one sweeping the world.

BBC: Coronavirus: ‘Avoid using microwave to get faster internet’

People should avoid using the microwave at the same time as their wi-fi, media regulator Ofcom has said, as part of advice...

CNN: Some people just won’t stay home during a pandemic. Six reasons may explain why

(CNN) Living through a pandemic is strange. Most of us have never been asked to make sacrifices like this before -- staying home...

NPR: The Coronavirus Is Mutating. But That May Not Be A Problem For Humans

As the new coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, researchers say the virus is changing its genetic makeup slightly. But does...

BBC: Coronavirus: How close are we to a vaccine or drug?

Coronavirus is spreading around the world, but there are still no drugs that can kill the virus or vaccines that can protect...

BBC: Coronavirus: Australian scientists map how immune system fights virus

Scientists in Australia say they have identified how the body's immune system fights the Covid-19 virus. Their research, published...

BBC: Covid-19: How long does the coronavirus last on surfaces?

We can pick up the Covid-19 by touching surfaces contaminated with the new coronavirus, but it is only just becoming clear how...

CNN: Is it allergies, the flu or the coronavirus? How to tell the difference

The coronavirus has infected more than 100,000 people worldwide. With all of the news of event cancellations, empty flights and health precautions (wash your hands!),...

BBC: Coronavirus: How can AI help fight the pandemic?

Executives from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook met officials at Downing Street on Wednesday to discuss their role in the coronavirus...

BBC: Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19

Security experts say a spike in email scams linked to coronavirus is the worst they have seen in years.

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...