Diagnostics experts, public health officials, and epidemiologists are calling for a radical shift in testing strategy: away from diagnosing people who have symptoms or were exposed and toward screening whole populations using faster, cheaper, sometimes less accurate tests.
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While the rest of an Illinois town reopened, additional guidelines that prohibited all interactive exhibits kept a children's museum closed.
The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, the only Puerto Rican history museum in the United States, continues to fight for racial and financial equity. However, in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged Illinois, many museums of color have been feeling the squeeze of the economic hardships caused by it.
Concern is growing that the lungs and other organs can struggle to heal after infection.
As museums across Illinois scramble to stay afloat, the National Public Housing Museum has leveraged its nimbleness to directly aid those whose stories it wishes to preserve, reinforcing its vision for what museums should look like in a post-pandemic world.
Community museums reach families in Chicago and beyond.
What local institutions and archivists are doing to immortalize a disorienting time in Chicago.
The country’s first and only African American children’s museum may not have planned for the pandemic, but it was ready.
A worker at the Consomed factory tells us about her feelings when she left her family to join the battle against COVID-19.
Without access to basic hygiene in the middle of a pandemic, some inmates are using a hunger strike to call attention to the poor conditions inside Egypt’s overcrowded prisons. Is the government doing enough to keep them safe?
Despite Pride month’s coinciding with the pandemic this year, Sharron Cooks still had plenty to celebrate.
Currently, museums and communities alike are grappling with the dual pandemics impacting African Americans: COVID-19 and social uprisings after the killing of George Floyd.