Admissions Quick Links Graduate icon Programs Check icon Apply Envelope icon Financial Aid Public health in action at UIC Learn more about our degrees Students and faculty at work in communities Analysis Examines Mask Usage in Canada Tuesday, April 7, 2020 An commentary by Margaret Sietsema and Lisa Brosseau was featured by the Toronto Star in a discussion of the proposed widespread use of masks during COVID-19. Chicago Reporter Analyzes Prison Response Tuesday, April 7, 2020 SPH's Sage Kim noted Illinois jails and prisons have disproportionately high rates of people with chronic illness, an indicator of risk for severe COVID-19 infection. In the News: The Debate on Airborne Transmission Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Lisa Brosseau analyzed how a virus could be transmitted in an airborne fashion, based on the science of the dispersion of droplets and aerosols. Resource Response Brief: Illinois Healthcare Capacity in Preparing for the Peak of COVID-19 Cases by Mid-April Tuesday, April 7, 2020 With Illinois COVID-19 cases estimated to peak between April 17 and April 20, this policy brief examines the capacity of hospital beds and ICU beds across the state. In Chicago, 70 Percent of COVID-19 Deaths Are Black Monday, April 6, 2020 In an interview with WBEZ, SPH's Dr. Linda Rae Murray and Antonio Davis Jimenez analyzed how COVID-19 is impacting vulnerable populations in the City of Chicago. In the News: Analyzing Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Deaths Monday, April 6, 2020 Dr. Linda Rae Murray was quoted in a Newsweek article addressing the racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago.