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Cleaning Product Use Affecting Asthma More in Pandemic

New research co-led by Kamal Eldeirawi, PhD in Epidemiology '06, found increases in disinfectant use during the COVID-19 pandemic is increasing environmental triggers for asthmatics.

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Vaccine Access Reveals Longstanding Disparities

Jeni Hebert-Beirne told USA Today community-engaged researchers are not surprised by the racial inequities revealed in Chicago's initial data on COVID-19 vaccinations.

A medical professional olds up a vial of a COVID-19 vaccine.

FEMA Sites Open, Winter Weather Interferes

Ron Hershow told the Associated Press the recent downturn in COVID-19 cases nationwide may be a tipping point toward a gradual ending of the pandemic.