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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston refers residents to local pharmacies, health care providers for pediatric COVID-19 vaccines after CDC expands eligibility

June 26, 2022

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to children older than six months, Evanston recommended ways to get vaccinated in a Thursday newsletter. Children...

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Northwestern continues to relax COVID-19 guidelines amid rise of new omicron variants

June 16, 2022

Northwestern provided updates to its COVID-19 guidelines for the summer in a Thursday email. While COVID-19 vaccination is still required of all community members — except those granted exemptions...

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NU COVID-19 positivity rate dips before Dillo Day weekend

May 23, 2022

Northwestern’s COVID-19 positivity rate declined more than two percentage points to 7.11% from last week’s with almost three-fourths the number of new positives. However, testing numbers also declined...

While the University maintains that COVID-19 metrics on campus have been stabilizing, its positivity rate continues to reach record-breaking levels.

NU COVID-19 positivity rate continues to reach record-breaking numbers

May 13, 2022

Northwestern’s COVID-19 positivity rate reached its latest peak this week at 9.28%, rising almost two percentage points from last week’s positivity rate. As positivity rates continue to rise, the...

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NU COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest of the pandemic as University announces it has no plans to increase mitigation measures

May 6, 2022

Northwestern’s positivity rate reached the highest reported throughout the pandemic at 7.40%, according to University data published Friday, with campus opened to full capacity and no changes to testing...

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