As preventable diseases make a comeback, Illinois is increasing immunization requirements for schools.
Measles is a highly contagious, viral disease. Measles was considered eradicated from the U.S. in 2000. In the last month, 2 cases have been reported in McDonough County.
Those who attended a junior high school volleyball game in Bushnell on Tuesday, February 25, might have been exposed to the measles.
A young child who was visiting Macomb came down with a case of the measles, raising concerns about who might have been exposed to the virus.