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Analyzing New Upticks in COVID Cases

Michael Cailas told the Chicago Tribune the spread of new variants is likely driving upticks in COVID-19 infections, both in the U.S. and across the globe.

An aerial view of the town of Bushnell, Illinois, bisected by railroad tracks.

COVID-19 widens disparities in rural Illinois

A new report from SPH and statewide partners finds the pandemic has negatively impacted preexisting health disparities in rural Illinois, with recommendations toward health equity.

Students walk across sidewalks on UIC's campus on a fall day.

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

The UIC School of Public Health condemns the recent killings in Atlanta and all acts of violence and discrimination perpetrated against persons of Asian descent.

A graphic shows 68 percent of attendees at a high-intensity fitness class over one week developed COVID-19.

Analyzing a COVID-19 outbreak at a Chicago gym

Frances Lendacki '17 and Janna Kerins '15 co-authored a new report for the CDC that tracked widespread infections among 81 attendees at a high-intensity fitness class.