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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

Coronavirus has changed our lives forever The coronavirus has changed how we will live forever. Social distancing is here to stay. Concern about viruses and pandemics will not go away anytime soon. Things we should have learned from the politics of the 1918 “Spanish Flu” which wasn’t Spanish at all. And why we need to…

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Illinois House adopts COVID-19 guidelines in advance of meeting

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Illinois House adopts COVID-19 guidelines in advance of meeting

Illinois House adopts COVID-19 guidelines in advance of meeting House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Tuesday: “Last week when I announced the House would return to Springfield, I asked all members to commit to safety precautions approved and guided by the Illinois Department of Public Health to help prevent the spread of…

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Coronavirus testing site opens in Orland Park

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Coronavirus testing site opens in Orland Park

Coronavirus testing site opens in Orland Park UChicago Medicine opens third drive-up testing clinic for COVID-19. Orland Park testing launches; Appointment-only services available to the public The University of Chicago Medicine is expanded its curbside COVID-19 testing to its Orland Park outpatient location, adding a third drive-up clinic for the Chicagoland community. The health system’s Orland…

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Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible

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Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible

Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible Some political leaders, especially those on the extreme far right, are calling for coronavirus restrictions to be lifted, even though the number of infections continues to increase. These officials are being irresponsible. With them on the far right extreme, and Gov. J.B. Pritzker on the far left…

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Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents

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Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents

Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents A Cook County Circuit Court Judge granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) forcing City View MultiCare Center to adhere to the state’s Executive Order on combatting the coronavirus, and rejected motions by City View, the Illinois Department of Public Health and Gov. Pritzker to…

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To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics

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To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics

To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics Every time people take antibiotics, some bacteria may survive, multiply, and evolve to become resistant to existing treatments. Today, common bacterial infections like strep throat no longer respond to run-of-the-mill antibiotics. In fact, some patients, especially those on ventilators, aren’t dying from the virus, but from other…

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