Coronavirus Spreads Across The Midwest: A News Roundup

Mar 9, 2020

Coronavirus is spreading across the Midwest, and health officials are scrambling to stem the disease -- or prepare for a potential epidemic. Side Effects will keep you updated on this evolving story and share reports from partner stations across the Midwest -- including news of a school closing in Indiana and the first case in Missouri. 

Here's the latest from the region:

Indiana: 

Ohio:

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Missouri: 

Iowa: 

Illinois 

Check back to Side Effects for frequent round-ups of coronavirus news from the Midwest. 

We also want to help you sort fact from fiction when it comes to coronavirus. Email health@wfyi.org or text “health” to 73224 with your questions, and we will search for the answers.

This is a rapidly evolving story, and we are working hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, we recommend checking the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  for the most recent numbers of COVID-19 cases.