Michaella DeVetter and Alicia Oesterreich walk their dogs in Humboldt Park on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Confused About Face Masks? An Infectious Disease Expert Answered All Of Our Questions

Dr. Richard Novak from UIC discusses the science behind face masks and how to properly make, wear and care for your mask.

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With Squad Cars Vandalized, Set On Fire, Police Use CTA Buses To Respond To Looting, Vandalism Overnight

The bus, driven by a CTA driver, contained 15 officers and a sergeant and would go from “hot spot” to “hot spot” where looting was going on but would usually only scare off the looters, police said.

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Chicago Protests Could Be ‘Super-Spreading’ Coronavirus Events — Even With Masks, Lightfoot Says

The city was set to enter Phase 3 of reopening Wednesday, but that might now happen in the midst of protests, Lightfoot said.

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CTA Resumes Some Service, But Transit Remain Shut Down In Large Swaths Of City

Trains are not running Downtown — and bus service has also been halted in the surrounding neighborhoods.