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VOA: Study Shows Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Less Effective Among Young Children

A study conducted in the United States says Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine is less effective at protecting young children than it is...

NPR: The White House has a new plan for COVID-19 aimed at getting things back to normal

The White House on Wednesday unveiled a new roadmap for the COVID-19 pandemic, one that envisions life going back to normal after...

NPR: More contagious version of omicron spreads in U.S., fueling worries

As the omicron surge continues to decline in the U.S., infectious disease experts are keeping a close eye on an even more...

NPR: If you tested positive and the contact tracer never called, here’s why

When the coronavirus pandemic began, the health department in Teton County, Wyo., went all in on contact tracing. Everyone at the health...

CNN: How worried should we be about the new ‘stealth’ Omicron? Our expert weighs in

A new subvariant of Omicron is spreading rapidly in some parts of the world. This spinoff from the original Omicron variant, called...

NPR: Therapists say a new law requiring upfront cost estimates could discourage patients

Groups representing a range of mental health therapists say a new law that protects people from surprise medical bills puts providers in...

VOA:Pfizer Launches Trial of Omicron-Specific COVID-19 Vaccine

U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, announced Tuesday they have begun a clinical trial of a new version of...

BBC: Is a vegan diet healthier than eating meat and dairy?

BEST OF 2021: Identical twins Hugo and Ross Turner are adventure athletes that are always trying to find ways to improve their performance.

NPR: COVID testing FAQ: When to test, what kind of test to use and what your results mean

Each week, we answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to...

REUTERS: U.S. court revives lawsuit against Pfizer, others on Iraq terrorism funding claims

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L), Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and other companies over allegations their contracts with Iraq's...

BBC: Is a low-carb diet right for you?

From Atkins to keto, low-carb food regimes are some of the most searched-for diets online. They claim to aid weight loss, reduce...

REUTERS: U.S. CDC estimates Omicron variant to be 58.6% of cases, revises projection

The Omicron variant was estimated to be 58.6% of the coronavirus variants circulating in the United States as of Dec. 25, according...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...