Confronting COVID-19

The University of Chicago on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic battle

UChicago Research & Impact
COVID 2025: How the pandemic is changing our world
UChicago News
The Impact of COVID-19
Chicago Booth Review
Key economic facts about COVID-19
Becker Friedman Institute

More than 50 million Americans can’t return to work fully until schools reopen
Chicago Booth Review
Jun 4, 2020
Students Immerse Themselves in Virtual Pro Bono Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Law School
Jun 3, 2020
Chang-Tai Hsieh: We need a plan to avoid a humanitarian and economic catastrophe
Chicago Booth Review
Jun 1, 2020
Where COVID-19 Testing Lags Community Need in Northeast Illinois
Harris Public Policy
May 29, 2020
Labor market impacts of COVID-19 on businesses: Updated with data through May 23
Rustandy Center
May 29, 2020
Labor market impacts of COVID-19 on businesses: Updated with data through May 23
Rustandy Center
May 29, 2020
From concerts to museums, UChicago artists find new inspiration under quarantine
UChicago News
May 29, 2020
This is not a normal recession. A normal response will not do.
Chicago Booth Review
May 29, 2020
UChicago partners on effort to pair public with researchers in fight against COVID-19
UChicago News
May 28, 2020
How much exactly have COVID-19 lockdowns affected the economy?
Chicago Booth Review
May 28, 2020
COVID-19 data sources for researchers
Rustandy Center
May 28, 2020
What’s the mental toll of life during a pandemic?
Chicago Booth Review
May 27, 2020
Expectations for a COVID-19 Vaccine
NORC at UChicago
May 27, 2020
Small-business loans didn’t reach their targets
Chicago Booth Review
May 26, 2020
UChicago scholar’s COVID-19 task force creates innovative solutions in India
Law School
May 26, 2020
Economic Attitudes as the Country Starts to Reopen
NORC at UChicago
May 22, 2020
Why the crisis could prompt more women to join the labor market
Chicago Booth Review
May 21, 2020
How to balance privacy while using contact tracing for COVID-19
UChicago News
May 21, 2020
How leaders can rise to the challenge of COVID-19
Chicago Booth Review
May 21, 2020
What the crisis means for the European Union
Chicago Booth Review
May 20, 2020
UChicago initiative to distribute food to South Side surpasses 150,000-meal mark
UChicago News
May 20, 2020
What does effective government look like during a pandemic?
Harris Public Policy
May 20, 2020
Why Asia acted faster than the rest of the world
Chicago Booth Review
May 19, 2020
Will coronavirus-related job losses eventually return?
UChicago News
May 19, 2020
Researchers Develop a Faster, Better Way to Disinfect N95 Masks for Reuse
Polsky Center
May 18, 2020
Will COVID-19 hamper the growth of cities?
Chicago Booth Review
May 18, 2020
Librarian leads UChicago Educational Support Team for COVID-19
UChicago Library
May 15, 2020
After the Lockdown: Italian Consumers Are Cautious About Returning to Normal
ProMarket
May 15, 2020
The crisis could widen gaps between rich and poor neighborhoods
Chicago Booth Review
May 15, 2020
Beyond the Pandemic: Improving Healthcare Systems Slashes Deaths from Air Pollution
Energy Policy Institute
May 14, 2020
How COVID-19 shocked both supply and demand
Chicago Booth Review
May 14, 2020
Labor market impacts of COVID-19 on businesses
Rustandy Center
May 13, 2020
Q&A with UChicago Medicine doctors: Going about your day under COVID-19
UChicago Medicine
May 13, 2020
Why US unemployment is even worse than the official numbers say
Chicago Booth Review
May 13, 2020
‘Working on a genuine crisis’: Law students address COVID-19 spread in prisons
Law School
May 13, 2020
Crime Lab and Education Lab partner with Chinese American business leaders to support those on frontlines of COVID-19
UChicago News
May 13, 2020
What will be the long-term psychological impact of COVID-19?
Chicago Booth Review
May 12, 2020
How are Americans practicing religion during the pandemic?
Divinity School
May 12, 2020
Why poor countries need a debt moratorium
Chicago Booth Review
May 11, 2020
How are Indian households coping under the COVID-19 lockdown?
Rustandy Center
May 11, 2020
Glowing algebra theorems and glimpses into hospital make science lessons unique
UChicago News
May 11, 2020
During pandemic, states could save lives by sharing ventilators
Chicago Booth Review
May 8, 2020
Political Economy of Covid-19: Surveillance and the Future of Privacy
ProMarket
May 8, 2020
Helping GE Double Its Ventilator Production
Chicago Booth
May 8, 2020
COVID-19 and the Global Economic Outlook
Chicago Booth
May 7, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic inspires scholars to change course
Harris Public Policy
May 7, 2020
Here’s How Covid-19 Is Boosting Monopolization and Market Power
ProMarket
May 6, 2020
Scientist examines the best ways to lift quarantine while saving lives
UChicago News
May 6, 2020
Many economic projections are too optimistic
Chicago Booth Review
May 6, 2020
How the Students in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic Are Addressing COVID-19 Spread in Prisons
Law School
May 6, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic has harmed lower-income workers the most
Rustandy Center
May 5, 2020
We won't go back to 'business as usual'
Chicago Booth Review
May 5, 2020
When and how the U.S. should reopen is a matter of politics, trust in institutions and media
Rustandy Center
May 5, 2020
Danielle Allen to deliver lecture series on ‘Democracy in the Time of Coronavirus’
UChicago News
May 5, 2020
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Shaping the Economic Outlook
Chicago Booth
May 4, 2020
Alumna Launches Program for Pet Owners in Need
Chicago Booth
May 4, 2020
No one has all the answers for COVID-19 policy
Chicago Booth Review
May 4, 2020
Plans to reopen economy must consider childcare obligations
UChicago News
May 4, 2020
The crisis will partially reverse globalization
Chicago Booth Review
May 1, 2020
Students create website to help Chicago-area residents shop local
Law School
May 1, 2020
How healthy are supply chains following the advent of COVID-19?
ProMarket
May 1, 2020
“It Is High Time to Use This Opportunity to Counter the Dominant Ideology and Significantly Reduce Inequality”
ProMarket
Apr 30, 2020
Why mental well-being should be part of the COVID-19 policy response
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 30, 2020
A Law School professor reflects on remote instruction
UChicago Magazine
Apr 30, 2020
How soon will life go back to normal after the crisis?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 29, 2020
COVID-19 in the Mining Industry: A Q&A with Carolina Rojas, MPP'06
Harris Public Policy
Apr 29, 2020
Homemade masks made of silk and cotton may boost protection
UChicago News
Apr 29, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program, Meant to Prevent Mass Layoffs, Missed Its Target
ProMarket
Apr 29, 2020
Have real-time data helped us address the crisis?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 29, 2020
Why unemployment claims don’t capture the full economic impact of COVID-19
UChicago News
Apr 29, 2020
Michelle Obama offers Chicago healthcare workers words of thanks and support during the COVID-19 pandemic
UChicago Medicine
Apr 28, 2020
Working from home has some big costs
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 28, 2020
How the Tension Between Big Business and Antitrust Will Reshape Post-Covid America
ProMarket
Apr 27, 2020
How do you prepare a supply chain for disaster?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 27, 2020
Federal small business loan program could still fall short of requests
UChicago News
Apr 27, 2020
Plagues and the Pale Rider: Our Present Apocalypse
Divinity School
Apr 27, 2020
UChicago doctors see ‘remarkable’ success using ventilator alternatives for COVID-19
UChicago Medicine
Apr 24, 2020
How Inequality Hurts the Economy and Complicates Policy Responses to the Pandemic
ProMarket
Apr 24, 2020
Policymaking at a time of uncertainty
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 23, 2020
Governmental Fiscal Emergency And The Coronavirus: A Conversation with Mike Belsky
Harris Public Policy
Apr 23, 2020
How retailers inadvertently contribute to hoarding
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 23, 2020
Could the COVID-19 crisis permanently affect the US economy?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 22, 2020
Why the coronavirus pandemic is especially dangerous for immigrants
Law School
Apr 22, 2020
How quantitative models can help policy makers respond to COVID-19
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 22, 2020
How are Americans coping with the COVID-19 crisis? 7 key findings from household survey
Rustandy Center
Apr 21, 2020
University of Chicago Awards More Than $680,000 in Emergency COVID-19 Bridge Grants to 182 South Side Small Businesses
Office of Civic Engagement
Apr 21, 2020
How Benjamin Netanyahu Used the Covid-19 Crisis to Save His Political Career
ProMarket
Apr 21, 2020
The challenge for businesses in the age of COVID-19
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 21, 2020
Lost your sense of smell or taste? Survey explores possible link to COVID-19
UChicago News
Apr 21, 2020
The US economy could contract 11 percent in 2020
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 20, 2020
Scientists hunt for antibodies, key in fight against coronavirus
UChicago News
Apr 20, 2020
To improve pandemic response, U.S. should relax regulations on health care
Chicago Booth Magazine
Apr 20, 2020
New Research Emphasizes Why Leadership Is Necessary to Defeat Harmful Social Norms and COVID-19
Harris Public Policy
Apr 20, 2020
The Coronavirus Crisis Has Exposed Private Equity’s Unsustainable Business Model
ProMarket
Apr 20, 2020
Has the US done enough to help small businesses?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 17, 2020
How the Pandemic Creates Particularly Dangerous Conditions for Immigrants—and Why a Robust Government Response Matters
Law School
Apr 17, 2020
Why industry-specific shocks can damage the entire economy
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 17, 2020
How will COVID-19 shake the global economy
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 16, 2020
Should the US bail out airlines?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 16, 2020
UChicago Medicine expands COVID-19 testing to South Side partners, community organizations
UChicago Medicine
Apr 16, 2020
How quickly will the US economy recover?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 16, 2020
How to connect with others in the age of social distancing
Chicago Booth Magazine
Apr 15, 2020
How much is the coronavirus pandemic impacting hourly workers?
Rustandy Center
Apr 15, 2020
Policy makers’ COVID-19 accounting gift to banks
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 15, 2020
Partisan bias affects what Americans think of the coronavirus
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 15, 2020
Dr. Emily Landon on coronavirus: ‘I don’t understand why the cries from the front line are not being heard’
UChicago News
Apr 14, 2020
How has COVID-19 affected businesses?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 14, 2020
What were the preliminary economic effects of China’s lockdowns?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 14, 2020
Will the COVID-19 crisis exacerbate inequality?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 14, 2020
In the fight against COVID-19, how much freedom are you willing to give up?
UChicago News
Apr 13, 2020
How to be Social When You Can’t Leave Your House
Chicago Booth Magazine
Apr 13, 2020
The Cantillon Effect: Why Wall Street Gets a Bailout and You Don’t
ProMarket (Stigler Center)
Apr 13, 2020
During a Pandemic, Beware the Man of One Model
ProMarket (Stigler Center)
Apr 13, 2020
How small businesses could miss out on stimulus funds
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 13, 2020
UChicago Medicine begins clinical trial to explore plasma transfusions for COVID-19 patients
UChicago Medicine
Apr 13, 2020
IJ Clinic’s Pandemic Response Includes Website to Help Chicagoans ‘Shop in Place’
Law School
Apr 13, 2020
Poverty Lab Research Finds Daily Effect of COVID-19 on Hourly Workers
Harris Public Policy
Apr 9, 2020
Household spending swings dramatically in reaction to coronavirus
Becker Friedman Institute
Apr 9, 2020
Good decisions require good experiments: Hydroxychloroquine provides a case study
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 9, 2020
How much individual freedom are we willing to sacrifice to fight COVID-19?
Law School
Apr 8, 2020
Will the U.S. need to expand testing before lifting lockdowns?
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 8, 2020
How India can meet its greatest challenge in recent history
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 8, 2020
What the coronavirus pandemic means for U.S. health insurance
UChicago News
Apr 7, 2020
China’s economic response to COVID-19 has helped, for now
Chicago Booth Review
Apr 7, 2020
COVID-19 and the gig economy
Harris Public Policy
Apr 6, 2020
Why time outdoors is crucial to your health, even during the coronavirus pandemic
UChicago News
Apr 6, 2020
Supercomputers, giant accelerators lend a hand in the fight against coronavirus
Argonne National Laboratory
Apr 2, 2020
Researchers join forces to study how best to decontaminate N95 masks
UChicago News
Apr 2, 2020
Census Day: Citizenship, COVID-19, and the struggle to count Americans
Harris Public Policy
Apr 1, 2020
How do Americans view the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak?
NORC at the University of Chicago
Apr 1, 2020
Coronavirus is hitting larger cities harder. How should they respond?
UChicago News
Mar 31, 2020
With much of U.S. staying at home, how many jobs can be done remotely?
Becker Friedman Institute
Mar 30, 2020
University of Chicago announces partnership to support South Side during COVID-19 crisis
UChicago News
Mar 28, 2020
What the Ebola outbreak could teach us about how to contain coronavirus
Harris Public Policy
Mar 27, 2020
Everyone felt the urgency’: Labs around UChicago donate protective equipment to hospital
UChicago News
Mar 26, 2020
State-level data misses growing coronavirus hot spots in U.S., including in the South
UChicago News
Mar 26, 2020
UChicago joins new academic/industry consortium to accelerate AI innovation
UChicago News
Mar 26, 2020
Why quarantines are so difficult to implement: Lessons from the 1800s
UChicago News
Mar 24, 2020
UChicago chemists race to decode RNA of new coronavirus
UChicago News
Mar 23, 2020
UChicago doctor on COVID-19 warns: ‘This virus is unforgiving’
UChicago Medicine
Mar 21, 2020
How coronavirus could impact futures of students entering high school, college
UChicago News
Mar 20, 2020
Number of Americans concerned about coronavirus spikes, AP-NORC poll finds
NORC at the University of Chicago
Mar 19, 2020
Will the coronavirus pandemic cause a recession?
Chicago Booth Review
Mar 17, 2020
Infectious disease specialist: What we know about novel coronavirus
UChicago Medicine
Mar 16, 2020
New coronavirus protein, mapped in Chicago, reveals drug target
Argonne National Laboratory
Mar 2, 2020
Examining the coronavirus' economic costs
Becker Friedman Institute
Feb 24, 2020
Multimedia From UChicago
UChicago In The News
The Health 202: The summer fight against the coronavirus will be a local one
The Washington Post
Jun 1, 2020
My COVID-19 Antibody Test Was Positive. My Boyfriend's Was Negative. What Gives?
WBEZ
Jun 1, 2020

Coronavirus and the Flu: A Looming Double Threat
Scientific American
Jun 4, 2020
Concerns arise over protesters and exposure to the coronavirus
CNBC
Jun 2, 2020
WGN Investigates ‘excess death’ in Illinois during coronavirus pandemic
WGN TV
Jun 2, 2020
Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported to feds
WGN TV
Jun 2, 2020
How to become a contact tracer, one of the fastest-growing jobs in America
CNBC
Jun 2, 2020
For most churchgoers, controversy between religious freedom and public health is not real
USA TODAY
Jun 2, 2020
After Days Of Demonstrations, Denver Says It Will Give Free COVID-19 Tests To Protesters
Wyoming Public Media
Jun 1, 2020
In first federal count, over 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes
ABC News
Jun 1, 2020
The Health 202: The summer fight against the coronavirus will be a local one
The Washington Post
Jun 1, 2020
Op-Ed: There’s a psychological reason we won’t return to normal right away after society reopens
Los Angeles Times
Jun 1, 2020
My COVID-19 Antibody Test Was Positive. My Boyfriend's Was Negative. What Gives?
WBEZ
Jun 1, 2020
Coronavirus is forcing small businesses to close for good: ‘There’s nothing we can do’
Philadelphia Inquirer
May 31, 2020
Large-scale survey of Seattle-area kids shows 1% had antibodies to the coronavirus
Seattle Times
May 30, 2020
How to hang out with 10 people or fewer as Illinois and Chicago reopen
Chicago Tribine
May 29, 2020
New Smartphone Tool Pairs Researchers with People Willing to Help Develop Coronavirus Vaccine, Treatment
NBC Chicago
May 28, 2020
Bosses say $600 coronavirus unemployment boost makes reopening harder. Some workers ‘are making more money than they’ve ever made by not working right now.’
Chicago Tribine
May 28, 2020
U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 100,000
EcoWatch
May 28, 2020
The Health 202: Americans are not expecting a quick return to normal. Or a vaccine next year.
Washington Post
May 28, 2020
Most Americans Haven’t Stopped Trusting Scientists
Five Thirty Eight
May 27, 2020
Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found
NBC Chicago
May 27, 2020
UChicago research shows uninsured, undocumented undertested for COVID-19
Windy City Times
May 27, 2020
So your company has said you can work from home forever—now what?
CNBC
May 27, 2020
What is a 'Return-to-Work Bonus'? White House Considers Paying Unemployed People to Go Back to Work
Newsweek
May 27, 2020
Despite lockdown orders, murder rates are rising in cities across America
Yahoo News
May 27, 2020
The coronavirus and efforts to fight it could be fueling opioid deaths
USA TODAY
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 reveals how economists sometimes forget economics
The Hill
May 26, 2020
Knock down the barriers to a quick recovery: After the coronavirus, we need to pave the path to growth
New York Daily News
May 26, 2020
How accurate is Illinois’ count of deaths caused by coronavirus? We asked the experts
WGN-TV
May 26, 2020
'New normal will likely be very different when sports resume
Daily Herald
May 25, 2020
Watch the Class of 2020 Share What It's Like to Graduate in the COVID-19 Pandemic
TIME
May 25, 2020
Pediatricians Warn Drowning Risk for Kids May Increase During Coronavirus Pandemic
NBC Chicago
May 25, 2020
Our national shame: COVID-19 in nursing homes
Chicago Sun-Times
May 25, 2020
India’s lockdown encouraged life-saving behavioural changes. Make them last
Hindustan Times
May 25, 2020
The COVID-19 shutdown will cost Americans millions of years of life
The Hill
May 25, 2020
Trump’s guess of how much life costs hasn’t helped coronavirus fight, economists say
The Independent/div>
May 24, 2020
Coronavirus: US workers seeking jobless aid near 40 million
BBC News
May 22, 2020
With Memorial Day Approaching, Is It Safe To Have Guests Over For A Cookout? ‘With Each Additional Person, The Risk Goes Up Quite A Bit’
CBS Chicago
May 22, 2020
Lives or livelihoods? Bay Area seeks balance in reopening economy
San Francisco Chronicle
May 22, 2020
Coronavirus unemployment bump is ‘income expansion,’ pays these workers more than their jobs
Fox Business
May 21, 2020
In nursing homes, as in wider community, minorities hit hardest by COVID, researchers say
ABC News
May 21, 2020
Coronavirus: 83% of Americans worry reopening states could lead to spike in infections, poll finds
The Independent
May 20, 2020
Busting Common Coronavirus Myths
Chicago Health
May 20, 2020
Stick This Swab Up Your Nose And Twirl It: Self COVID-19 Tests Are On The Rise
WBEZ
May 19, 2020
Doctors Fear Child Abuse is Underreported During Coronavirus Pandemic
NBC 5 Chicago
May 19, 2020
How Russia’s Coronavirus Crisis Got So Bad
Politico
May 18, 2020
Prognosis for COVID-19’s hit on Cook County finances plagued by ‘unknown unknowns’
Chicago Sun-Times
May 17, 2020
Ready for another preboarding probe?
Crain's Chicago Business
May 15, 2020
COVID-19 amplifying inequality with regards to gender and race in Chicago
FOX 32 Chicago
May 15, 2020
Peru’s civil war left it vulnerable to the pandemic
Foreign Policy
May 15, 2020
Poll: Virus, econ crisis drive fears of having enough to eat
Associated Press
May 14, 2020
Asian influences: standing strong
ABC 7 Chicago
May 14, 2020
Asian influences: standing strong
ABC 7 Chicago
May 14, 2020
UChicago Medicine expands curbside COVID-19 testing to Orland Park
Chicago Tribune
May 13, 2020
Poll shows a partisan split over virus-era religious freedom
Associated Press
May 13, 2020
In China, covid-19 has focused attention on mental health
The Economist
May 13, 2020
US leaders should approach current economic issues as a venture capitalist would, according to an economist from Chicago Booth
Business Insider
May 13, 2020
Career services associate dean on prospects for new law school grads during COVID-19
Attorney at Law Magazine
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus: researchers detail safest & riskiest places to visit
Yahoo Finance
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus: researchers detail safest & riskiest places to visit
Yahoo Finance
May 13, 2020
Opinion | Protect the Justice Department from the president
The New York Times
May 13, 2020
How Fermilab is helping in the fight against COVID-19
Naperville News 17
May 12, 2020
Business cannot simply awake from this coma and carry on
Financial Times
May 12, 2020
He’s a doctor who never felt drawn to politics. Treating shooting victims and coronavirus patients changed that.
The Trace
May 12, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program goes from popular to pariah
CBS News
May 11, 2020
AP-NORC poll: Majority disapprove of coronavirus protests
Associated Press
May 11, 2020
University of Chicago doctors says not to worry about hypercapnia while wearing masks
CBS 2 Chicago
May 11, 2020
Famine is a choice
Slate
May 11, 2020
Professor takes care of campus ducklings during COVID lockdown
ABC 7 Chicago
May 11, 2020
Chicagoans try to make Mother's Day special in spite of pandemic
FOX 32 Chicago
May 11, 2020
Why economic pain could persist even after the pandemic is contained
The New York Times
May 11, 2020
Five experts explain what April’s historic job loss means for markets and economy
CNBC
May 8, 2020
COVID hits job market harder than any recent recession
Crain's Chicago Business
May 8, 2020
Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus
Associated Press
May 8, 2020
Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus
Associated Press
May 8, 2020
Bronzeville food pantry, on brink of closing, gets help from University of Chicago volunteers
Block Club Chicago
May 8, 2020
Is It Safer to Visit a Coffee Shop or a Gym?
The New York Times
May 6, 2020
National lab taps AI machine with massive chip to fight coronavirus
The Wall Street Journal
May 6, 2020
COVID-19 across Chicago: Hyde Park
Chicago Tonight
May 6, 2020
UChicago Medicine ‘Holding Steady’ on ICU Capacity During COVID-19
Chicago Tonight
May 6, 2020
Pandemic Creates Hard Choices for Low-Income Essential Workers
Chicago Tonight
May 6, 2020
Chad Syverson: The COVID crisis and economic growth
American Enterprise Institute
May 6, 2020
Opinion | Is it safer to visit a coffee shop or a gym?
The New York Times
May 6, 2020
Fermilab physicists go outside comfort zone to help design low-cost ventilator to fight COVID-19
Chicago Tribune
May 5, 2020
How Older Adults Can Stave Off Anxiety, Isolation During the Pandemic
Chicago Tonight
May 5, 2020
Mother’s Day during coronavirus: Is it safe to hug your mom on Sunday?
Chicago Sun-Times
May 5, 2020
Covid-19 is way, way worse than the flu
Vox
May 5, 2020
Fermilab physicists go outside comfort zone to help design low-cost ventilator to fight COVID-19
Chicago Tribune
May 5, 2020
Faces, faces everywhere
The New York Times
May 5, 2020
No, Trump didn’t order meat-processing plants to reopen
The Washington Post
May 4, 2020
7 top doctors and researchers share the steps we need to take now to be ready for the next pandemic
Business Insider
May 4, 2020
Ventilator sharing among states critical to save COVID-19 patient lives: Health Affairs paper
MedTech Dive
May 4, 2020
Profile of a killer: the complex biology powering the coronavirus pandemic
Nature
May 4, 2020
You can sue to stop lockdowns, but you can’t sue to get them. That’s dangerous.
The Washington Post
May 4, 2020
Making a new mask? Some fabrics might filter as well as N95 masks (and you probably have them at home)
Fast Company
May 4, 2020
Can you safely expand your quarantine ‘family’? Experts weigh in.
WBEZ
May 3, 2020
Virtual liberation in Italy
CounterPunch
May 2, 2020
Curing coronavirus isn’t a job for social scientists
Bloomberg
May 2, 2020
Masks ‘do not make up for social distancing,’ UChicago infectious disease experts say
Block Club Chicago
May 1, 2020
Masks ‘do not make up for social distancing,’ UChicago infectious disease experts say
Block Club Chicago
May 1, 2020
Commentary: Why it matters when Gov. J.B. Pritzker wears a mask
Chicago Tribune
MAy 1, 2020
Flatten whose curve? COVID-19 response overlooks built-in racial inequities
The Chicago Reporter
Apr 30, 2020
Raghuram Rajan warns against centralisation of power in India amid Covid-19 pandemic
Quartz
Apr 30, 2020
Feeling hopeless? Worried? Chicago-area pandemic survey shows you’re not alone
Chicago Tribune
Apr 30, 2020
How to get millions of people to take coronavirus tests and stay home if they're positive
USA TODAY
Apr 30, 2020
Commentary: Universal child care was provided during World War II. We need it again during this pandemic — and beyond.
Chicago Tribune
Apr 30, 2020
Small businesses are too important to fail
Crain's Chicago Business
Apr 30, 2020
The pandemic challenges democracies — but really hurts dictators
The Washington Post
Apr 30, 2020
University of Chicago awards emergency COVID-19 bridge grants
The Chicago Crusader
Apr 29, 2020
Rolling out contact tracing in Illinois a daunting task, but essential, expert says
Chicago Sun-Times
Apr 29, 2020
Study: High Thread Count Cotton, Silk Among Best Materials for Face Masks
WTTW
Apr 28, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory: “If people continue to wear masks…we would not have a second peak” of coronavirus cases
WGN Radio
Apr 28, 2020
A top economic health researcher says the coronavirus reveals the biggest weaknesses of our healthcare system
Business Insider
Apr 28, 2020
Chicago doctor who treated coronavirus in Wuhan says lessons learned offer hope for Illinois
ABC Chicago
Apr 28, 2020
U. of C. gets $500K to bolster South Side coronavirus testing
Chicago Sun-Times
Apr 28, 2020
Study: high thread count cotton, silk among best materials for face masks
Chicago Tonight
Apr 28, 2020
How Chicago is uniting for the greater good
Forbes
Apr 28, 2020
What Covid-19 antibody tests say — and don’t say — about immunity
Vox
Apr 28, 2020
U of C’s Dr. Sarah Cobey on running one of the models Illinois uses to determine stay-at-home guidelines
WGN-TV
Apr 27, 2020
U of C’s Dr. Sarah Cobey on running one of the models Illinois uses to determine stay-at-home guidelines
WGN-TV
Apr 27, 2020
Doctor who saw Wuhan outbreak finds brighter picture here
WBBM Newsradio
Apr 27, 2020
Infectious disease expert Says CDC limits on early testing likely ‘a big mistake’
Chicago Tonight
Apr 27, 2020
Chicago’s anti-violence workers face fight on two fronts
Chicago Tonight
Apr 27, 2020
The Fed could undo decades of damage to cities. Here’s how.
The Washington Post
Apr 27, 2020
Insomnia is on the rise. Here are 5 tips to sleep better during the pandemic
WBEZ
Apr 26, 2020
How the coronavirus is delaying life-altering surgeries
PBS Newshour
Apr 26, 2020
How virus surveillance and civil liberties could collide
Law360
Apr 26, 2020
U of C doctors find effective ventilator alternative for coronavirus patients
Chicago Sun-Times
Apr 25, 2020
Tech giants’ plan to track COVID-19 raises privacy concerns
Chicago Tonight
Apr 23, 2020
You’re not going back to normal office life for a long, long time
VICE
Apr 23, 2020
A look inside one of the models City Hall uses to track how fast COVID-19 spreads
Crain's Chicago Business
Apr 23, 2020
Trumping poverty
City Journal
Apr 23, 2020
Update on University of Chicago’s research for a Covid-19 vaccine
WGN-TV
Apr 23, 2020
Is there really no community transmission of coronavirus in India? Let’s do some math
Quartz India
Apr 23, 2020
Fox News Executive Tries To Rein In Stars As They Cheer On Anti-Lockdown Rallies
NPR
Apr 22, 2020
How long can the lockdowns last?
BBC
Apr 22, 2020
UChicago grants $680,000 to help nearly 200 South Side small businesses survive coronavirus shutdown
Block Club Chicago
Apr 22, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory has run scenarios for when easing begins of the Coronavirus
WGN Radio
Apr 22, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory has run scenarios for when easing begins of the Coronavirus
WGN Radio
Apr 22, 2020
The fight for greener neighborhoods is a matter of life or death
VICE
Apr 22, 2020
Column: Chicago freshmen connect teens around the globe to help fix what coronavirus is breaking. ‘We’re all going through the same thing.’
Chicago Tribune
Apr 21, 2020
The Senate just approved $310 billion more for PPP loans. These Chicago businesses are waiting for their turn at the funds.
Chicago Tribune
Apr 21, 2020
Woodlawn YWCA hands out weekly meals, set to expand food distribution
Block Club Chicago
Apr 21, 2020
UChicago awards grants to 182 Chicago businesses affected by coronavirus pandemic
Chicago Business Journal
Apr 21, 2020
How many infections? Rewards for testing may provide an answer
The New York Times
Apr 21, 2020
What 2 new studies teach us about our socially distant future
VOX
Apr 20, 2020
Coronavirus deaths greater where Fox News viewers watched ‘Hannity’ more than Tucker Carlson, says U. of C. study
Chicago Tribune
Apr 20, 2020
Squawk Box Asia
CNBC World
Apr 20, 2020
Lightfoot: city, local groups launch COVID-19 ‘response team’ for communities of color
CBS 2 Chicago
Apr 20, 2020
Having a baby during coronavirus
Chicago Parent
Apr 20, 2020
Coronavirus brings clearer skies but darker world to 50th Earth Day
Axios
Apr 20, 2020
US universities working out how best to aid local communities
Times Higher Education
Apr 18, 2020
UC awards rent relief and grants to 18 small businesses
Chicago Crusader
Apr 18, 2020
AI can help hospitals triage COVID-19 patients
IEEE Spectrum
Apr 17, 2020
Commentary: Religious communities are critical in the fight against COVID-19
Chicago Tribune
Apr 17, 2020
Fears of ventilator shortage unleash a wave of innovations
The New York Times
Apr 17, 2020
Argonne scientists enlisted in fight against COVID-19
WTTW-TV
Apr 16, 2020
University of Chicago Microbiologist Sarah Cobey: If it seems a lot of people have Coronavirus without symptoms, it will take less than 18 months for a vaccine to arrive
WGN Radio
Apr 16, 2020
The COVID-19 plague considered as a deregulatory opportunity
National Review
Apr 16, 2020
How to stay healthy in the great indoors
WTTW-TV
Apr 16, 2020
Three experts break down latest unemployment and housing start data
CNBC
Apr 16, 2020
FIRSTHAND: coronavirus – Theaster Gates
WTTW-TV
Apr 16, 2020
UChicago Medicine to increase testing fivefold
Crain's Chicago Business
Apr 16, 2020
Why does India have so few Covid-19 cases and deaths?
Quartz
Apr 16, 2020
‘No Matter What, We Are Going To Be Here’: School-Based Mentors Become Virtual Guides
WBEZ
Apr 16, 2020
Economics vs. epidemiology: quantifying the trade-off
The Wall Street Journal
Apr 15, 2020
How can Chicago reopen after coronavirus? Here’s how we did it after 1918’s Spanish Flu
Block Club Chicago
Apr 15, 2020
States can band together to fight the virus — no matter what Trump does
The Washington Post
Apr 15, 2020
U. of C. issues grants, rent relief for 18 commercial tenants
Hyde Park Herald
Apr 15, 2020
Wondering when we can go back to school? Concerts? Movies? These Chicago ecologists are helping decide
Chicago Tribune
Apr 14, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory: analysis of the atomic structure of coronavirus proteins hopefully will help to develop treatments
WGN Radio
Apr 14, 2020
The unspoken COVID-19 toll on the elderly: Loneliness
ABC News
Apr 14, 2020
All Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered
TIME
Apr 14, 2020
Pandemic Changes Rituals of Life — and Death
WTTW
Apr 14, 2020
Coronavirus: How to cope with living alone in self-isolation
BBC World News
Apr 14, 2020
Are ventilators being overused? Doctors weigh in
WGN News
Apr 14, 2020
University of Chicago to study using plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to help severely ill
Chicago Tribune
Apr 13, 2020
The Secret History of the First Coronavirus
Forbes
Apr 12, 2020
Coronavirus in black America: Living in the eye of a 'perfect storm'
CNN
Apr 11, 2020
Coronavirus: Western economies slow to react to crisis, says leading economist
BBC News
Apr 10, 2020
Our fear of government power has left us fighting covid-19 with volunteerism
Washington Post
Apr 10, 2020
Remote learning has pitfalls, but we can still help students be successful in this challenging time
Chicago Sun-Times
Apr 10, 2020
What are coronavirus antibody tests and do they exist yet?
Newsweek
Apr 9, 2020
37% Of Jobs Can Be Done From Home, According To A New Economic Analysis
Forbes
Apr 9, 2020
Working from home not an option for most black, Latino workers during the coronavirus crisis
Chicago Sun-Times
Apr 9, 2020
CPS Remote Learning Begins Monday. What That Looks Like Depends On Where You Live.
WBEZ
Apr 8, 2020
Another Way to See the Recession: Power Usage Is Way Down
The New York Times
Apr 8, 2020
A haunting, beautiful look at Chicago’s new normal as residents cope with coronavirus anxiety
Chicago Tribune
Apr 8, 2020
'It's getting into territory that actually both the Treasury and the Fed haven’t been in before': Randall Kroszner on pandemic
Yahoo Finance
Apr 8, 2020
Epidemiologist Sarah Cobey: US 'will never be able to go back to normal until there's a vaccine'
Fox News
Apr 7, 2020
Epidemiologist Sarah Cobey: US 'will never be able to go back to normal until there's a vaccine'
Fox News
Apr 7, 2020
Ventilators for coronavirus patients are in short supply. How scientists might pivot
LA Times
Apr 7, 2020
Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans are dying at nearly six times the rate of white residents, data show
Chicago Tribune
Apr 7, 2020
The Coronavirus Will Cause New Crises in Latin America
Foreign Policy
Apr 6, 2020
U.S. Is Nowhere Close to Reopening the Economy, Experts Say
New York Times
Apr 6, 2020
How Economists Are Trying to Answer Coronavirus Questions
The New York Times
Apr 5, 2020
Surprising COVID-19 hot spots: Why coronavirus still threatens rural areas
ABC News
Apr 4, 2020
Lab workers are unseen warriors fighting the coronavirus
ABC News
Apr 4, 2020
The Uncertain Path of the Coronavirus Pandemic Poses Its Own Risk
Wall Street Journal
Apr 3, 2020
Coronavirus unemployment leaves people scrambling for health insurance; here's how to get it
ABC-7 News
Apr 3, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Deepens Labor Divide Between Online, Offline Workers
Wall Street Journal
Apr 3, 2020
Map reveals hidden U.S. hotspots of coronavirus infection
Scientific American
Apr 2, 2020
New data reveals coronavirus hotspots brewing across the south, where the pandemic is set to 'hit hard
Business Insider
Apr 2, 2020
A look at the ethical dilemmas facing hospitals as virus cases rise
wttw11
Apr 1, 2020
Small areas hit hard by COVID-19 find representation in U of C map
WGN
Mar 31, 2020
Medication may make COVID-19 worse for asthmatics, study shows
WGN
Mar 31, 2020
The payoff from the pain: trillions in benefits seen from social distancing to slow coronavirus
Rolling Stone
Mar 30, 2020
The next wave of coronavirus outbreaks is threatening cities from New Orleans to Philadelphia, and it reveals the US is on pace for a national epidemic
Business Insider
Mar 30, 2020
Moderate social distancing yields $8 trillion in economic benefits, study finds
The Washington Post
Mar 30, 2020
University of Chicago professor calls for 'radical changes' as a community due to coronavirus pandemic
CBS 2 Chicago
Mar 28, 2020
The coronavirus may hit rural America later — and harder
Vox
Mar 28, 2020
Who lives, who dies, who decides
Washington Post
Mar 27, 2020
Forget Amazon. This website allows Chicagoans to shop local during the shutdown.
WBEZ91.5
Mar 26, 2020
Chicago doctor whose blunt speech resonated with millions has another message
NBC Chicago
Mar 26, 2020
How you can protect your community, not just your own health
The New York Times
Mar 26, 2020
A.I. versus the coronavirus
The New York Times
Mar 26, 2020
Ling Ma, author of zombie pandemic novel ‘Severance,' wins Whiting Award
Chicago Tribune
Mar 25, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory uses supercomputers to take on coronavirus
CBS 2 Chicago
Mar 25, 2020
We’re stuck at home with nothing to do. Should we expect a coronavirus baby boom?
Washington Post
Mar 25, 2020
Red and blue America agree that now is the time to violate the Constitution
The Atlantic
Mar 25, 2020
To Fight the Coronavirus, Cut the Red Tape
The New York Times
Mar 24, 2020
This pre-existing condition makes Illinois finances especially vulnerable to COVID
Crain's Chicago Business
Mar 24, 2020
America’s electricity is safe from the coronavirus—for now
Wired
Mar 24, 2020
To Fight the Coronavirus, Cut the Red Tape
The New York Times
Mar 24, 2020
One doctor's straight talk about the coronavirus strikes a chord with anxious Americans
Washington Post
Mar 20, 2020
Economist who warned of 2008 crisis doesn’t see a repeat — if the U.S. takes these steps
Barron's
Mar 20, 2020
One doctor's straight talk about the coronavirus strikes a chord with anxious Americans
The Washington Post
Mar 20, 2020
Emotional Chicago doctor makes rousing speech urging people to stay at home as she warns next week's coronavirus hospital patients don't even know they're sick yet
Daily Mail
Mar 20, 2020
We all need small businesses. Don’t let them die.
The New York Times
Mar 19, 2020
What does the coronavirus do to the body?
The New York Times
Mar 18, 2020
Trump can’t save us from the coronavirus. But governors and mayors can.
Washington Post
Mar 16, 2020
The silver lining of the market crash: Making the wealthy worry more about coronavirus
Washington Post
Mar 11, 2020
Research to stop coronavirus underway at Argonne National Laboratory
NBC 5 Chicago
Mar 4, 2020

Coronavirus Experts

To arrange an interview with a faculty expert, please contact Colleen Mastony, or visit the Media Resources page.

Allison H. Bartlett

Infectious diseases

Melissa Gilliam

Youth education

Jeffrey Hubbell

Human immune system

Monica Peek

Impact on African American populations

Harold Pollack

U.S. health care system

David Archer

Air pollution and COVID-19

Nick Feamster

Internet preparedness

Margaret Gardel

Decontaminating N95 masks

Cathryn Nagler

Human immune system

Neil Shubin

Link between viruses and genetics

Omri Ben-Shahar

Insurance companies, consumer protection

Adam Chilton

Civil liberties

Daniel Hemel

Legal powers and importance of mayors and governors

Elizabeth Kregor

Supporting small businesses

Anup Malani

Legal powers, roles of mayors and governors

Michael Albertus

COVID-19's impact on Latin American politics and society

Elaine Allensworth

U.S. education and schooling

Kate Baicker

U.S. health care and health insurance

Luís Bettencourt

Global urban cities

Marc Berman

Effects of physical environment the brain and behavior

Michael Belsky

Municipal finance during coronavirus outbreak

Jonathan Dingel

International trade, jobs

Austan Goolsbee

Impact on U.S. economy

Steven Kaplan

Small businesses and startups

Casey Mulligan

Economic growth