In the News: COVID-19

A selection of recent UIC news coverage related to COVID-19

The pandemic’s cruel toll: More than 16,000 Illinoisans died from COVID-19 in 2020, disproportionately the elderly, poor and people of color
Sacramento Bee (from the Chicago Tribune) Jan. 1, 2021

Early numbers on Chicago’s vaccine rollout show extra effort is a must on South and West sides
Chicago Sun-Times, Dec. 28, 2020

Warehouse workers pushed to their limit as holiday orders — and virus cases — surge
NBC News, Dec. 21, 2020

Illinois starts administering COVID-19 vaccine amid optimism and thoughts of the disease’s victims
Chicago Tribune, Dec. 15, 2020

Dr. Marina Del Rios on being the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Chicago: ‘Today’s emotions are of happiness and optimism’
WGN Radio, Dec. 15, 2020