By Morgan Foster and Lauren Wulf

COVID-19 has changed the way in which people carry out Day-to-day activities like grocery shopping or simply withdrawing money from an ATM. From social distancing to wearing masks, how people interact with one another has had to adjust in order to keep the number of cases down and to keep others safe.

Dr. Mark Hutchinson, the Director of Sports Medicine Services for all UIC athletics programs, explained that UIC had to be “flexible and safe” and had to “set priorities from the get-go for the athletes’ safety” in order to handle the pandemic correctly.

This Infographic displays information about what the coronavirus is and the preventative measures that have been developed since it was first identified at the end of 2019.

Besides the usual sanitizing and ask wearing procedure, one of the best ways to prevent getting it is to get the COVID-19 vaccination. There are 3 in total: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/ Janssen.

Since it first began in the early months of 2020, several states have had a surge in cases, resulting in an influx of recorded deaths. Vaccinations have been administered in these areas which has brung the death toll…

See which neighborhood has the most Covid-19 testing sites in their area.

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The graphic above displays various Chicago neighborhoods layered with locations where people can get tested for COVID-19.

A total of three vaccines have been developed and distributed worldwide. Pfizer-BioNtech, Moderna, and The Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Pfizer-BioNtech and the Moderna require two doses while the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only requires one.

Since it’s distribution to the general public, a total of 116,378,615 doses have been distributed across the United States but only 92,089,852 doses have been administered to the general public.

Covid-19 VS. Covid-19 Vaccine

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The graphic above displays the effects that Covid-19 vaccinations has on the covid outbreak. Since the start of outbreak The U.S. Department of health and human services had begun to expedite the process of developing a promising immunization that they could begin distributing in the coming months. In this graphic we can see the impact it has had on the number of cases confirmed. Nov 29- dec 5 of 2020 is when we see a surge in it’s distribution and a steady decline in the number of cases for covid-19. …

Source: ProFootball Reference • Graphic/Morgan Foster

Take a look at this graphic displaying NFL Player Salaries for the 2020 Football season. This data set includes income from the top 10 players from various teams. The player ranking no. 1 is Dak Prescott with $31,409,000 and the lowest ranking player is Leonard Williams at $16,126,000. Although from different sports teams, one thing to notice is that their income is based off of the positions they play. From what can be seen Quarterbacks get paid the most seeing as they hold a very important position in the field compared to other positions. The top 5 placeholders, apart from Trent Brown who is an offensive tackle player, are all quarterbacks.

Gov. Pat Quinn touches on the potential risks pension reform will have on the affordability and accessibility to higher education in Illinois.

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Bob Smith)

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org

By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said. …

Morgan Foster

Undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Psychology major with a minor in Communications.

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