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Anthony Travis, who has recovered from COVID-19 and lives with his sister, Jacqueline K. Johnson, background, and an adult daughter, poses for a portrait outside his Riverdale, Ill., home on Thursday, April 23, 2020. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast)

Tens of millions of Americans live in multigenerational homes where one of the main strategies for avoiding infection — following social distancing protocols — can be near impossible. The problem reverberates deepest in communities of color.

This undated photo shows Melissa Mueller-Douglas and her 7-year-old daughter, Nurah, at their home in Rochester, N.Y. with some of the items they plan to use for a Mother’s Day sleepover. (Yakub Shabazz via AP)

As the pandemic persists in keeping families indoors or a safe social distance apart, online searches have increased for creative ways to still make moms feel special. 

John Catanzara (WTTW News)

Chicago’s new and outspoken police union President John Catanzara said Sunday there’s been mixed reaction to his election, but he’s coming into the job with backing at the highest level: the White House.

College student Jake Mershon poses in front of his parents home Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Roswell Ga. (AP Photo / John Bazemore)

It’s not meant to be a trick question, but many filling out their 2020 U.S. census form struggle to answer: How many people were staying at your home on April 1?

New statewide totals: 77,741 cases, 3,406 deaths

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing facility in Humboldt Park. (WTTW News)

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, in a Sunday appearance on CNN, said he “has not been counting on the White House” for help reaching new virus testing goals “because there have been too many situations in which they’ve made promises and not delivered.” 

In this March 2020 photo provided by Gilead Sciences, rubber stoppers are placed onto filled vials of the investigational drug remdesivir at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States. (Gilead Sciences via AP)

The only drug given emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with the coronavirus has arrived in Illinois. But there’s not enough to go around – in Illinois or elsewhere.

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