217 Today: Long COVID patients join a chronic illness community seeking answers
Thursday, August 18, 2022
- Illinois Republicans get their day in the sun Thursday at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
- Illinois Senate President Don Harmon says lawmakers have not reached a consensus on the bills they would propose in a possible special legislative session.
- A conservative Christian group held a meeting in Decatur Tuesday, targeting the city's public school system.
- Police in Pakistan have arrested a University of Illinois professor and charged him with treason.
In today's deep dive, chronic illness patients hope the money being poured into studying long COVID will have a wider benefit.