Chicago Public Health

Meningitis Fears Intensify As Pride Fest Gets UnderwayThe current outbreak involves a dangerous bacterial infection known as invasive meningococcal disease. While it has so far affected mostly African Americans, all men who are intimate with other men are urged to get vaccinated.
3rd Death Linked To Legionnaires' Outbreak At Chicago Hotel City health officials say a third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a Chicago hotel, and they think they know the primary source of the bacteria.