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

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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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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.