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Gov. Pat Quinn was expected to form an Ebola task force and announce members next week, officials said.
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Department Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck announced the hotline Thursday. It will be managed by staff from the Illinois Poison Center, who will be able to answer questions about the virus and the state’s response.
Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.
All the rain we’ve been having is making mold counts go sky high and those with allergies are just miserable, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
Hospitals supported by taxpayers have paid out more than $180 million in Illinois for wrongful death cases — deaths that could have been prevented.
Ebola is front of mind for just about everyone, but especially for a local company. Medline based in Mundelein is seeing an uptick in calls from hospitals looking for protective Ebola gear.
A Chicago neurosurgeon says there are some warning signs to keep in mind, when trying to differentiate between a run-of-the-mill headache and something worse. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Pollen season is drawing to a close but sneezing continues for many according to Dr. Joseph Leija, who keeps the official pollen and mold count for the State of Illinois.
The Illinois Attorney General’s office said it has received complaints of several possible email scams related to the Ebola scare. One email says it will provide an Ebola “surplus personal protection kit.”
It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?