2:20 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Illinois Changes Vaccination Requirements for Schools

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As preventable diseases make a comeback, Illinois is increasing immunization requirements for schools.

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number of measles cases climb
2:58 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

A Look Inside the Resurgence of Measles

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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.

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Health Department Alert
10:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Measles Exposure in McDonough County

The measles virus
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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.

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