Children could face triple ‘combo’ of illnesses – Chicago Tribune


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COVID-19, the flu and acute respiratory illnesses present a triple threat to children this winter, warns Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Arwady also predicted Chicago will move back into a medium COVID-19 risk level in the coming weeks.

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Sean Dunnavant, of the 6300 block of North Oakley Avenue, was arrested Wednesday in the 6300 block of North Claremont Avenue and also charged with attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Read more here.

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The Lincoln Park grand opening received considerable local attention on social media, thanks in no small part to a Twitter account with a simple message of its own: “eat ghareeb nawaz or else.” Read more here.

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