The 21st Show

The 21st—Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Testing for the coronavirus, once strictly rationed, is not freely available in most of Illinois. We’ll talk to an infectious disease specialist about who should get tested, when you should seek a test, and the false confidence of a negative test result.

Then, there’s been a lot of talk lately about “Antifa,” short for “anti-fascist.” And in the wake of the Trump administration’s threat to designate it as a terrorist organization, false rumors of Antifa-led violence have taken hold right here in Illinois.

And, cicadas are waking from years-long hibernation in parts of Illinois. Meanwhile, so-called Asian tiger mosquitoes are making their way into the state. A look at summer bugs.