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CNN: DC mayor says staff member died after testing positive for coronavirus

Washington (CNN) Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that a member of her staff has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus. "A...

NPR: Gov. Cuomo Says Case Increase Starting To Slow In New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the number of coronavirus cases in his state is doubling every four days now — a...

CNN: New hot spots emerge across the country as US overtakes China and Italy in number of coronavirus cases

(CNN) New coronavirus hot spots are emerging in the Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans areas -- and health officials there are pleading for medical...

AP: Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

President Donald Trump issued an order Friday that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the...

CNN: A state-by-state breakdown of US coronavirus cases

The first US case of the coronavirus was reported January 21 -- a Washington state man who had recently returned from China. Now, the country...

AP: On NYC’s front lines, health workers worry they will be next

A nurse died from coronavirus after working nonstop for weeks at a hospital where staffers frustrated with dwindling supplies posed in...

AP: If you don’t laugh, you cry: Coping with virus through humor

Neil Diamond posts a fireside rendition of “Sweet Caroline” with its familiar lyrics tweaked to say, “Hands ... washing hands.” A...

NPR: Senate Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a $2 trillion relief package Wednesday night designed to alleviate some of the worst effects of the...

VOA: Record 3.3 Million US Workers Make Jobless Benefit Claims

A record 3.3 million U.S workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as thousands of businesses shut their doors or curtailed operations in the...

CNN: A grocery store threw out $35,000 in food that a woman intentionally coughed on, sparking coronavirus fears, police said

A woman purposely coughed on $35,000 worth of food at a Pennsylvania grocery store, police said. She likely faces criminal charges...

AP: ‘The whole city laid off’: US jobless claims climb sky high

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New...

CNN: US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there’s time to reverse course, health official says

(CNN)There's still time to stop the United States from becoming the next epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a World Health Organization spokeswoman told CNN...

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...