Lake County Offering Free Mumps Vaccines For U Of I StudentsThe university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Chicago Announces 7th Case In Meningitis OutbreakHealth officials have identified another case in a serious outbreak of meningitis affecting gay and bisexual men in the Chicago area.
Parent Group Pushes Legislation Making It Harder To Avoid Vaccinating KidsThe outbreak of measles in the northwest suburbs is prompting a legislative response, CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Outbreak Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria Linked To Lutheran General HospitalThe largest outbreak of a very specific and very dangerous bacteria in the U.S. has been linked to procedures performed at a north suburban hospital last year.
Illinois Now Reporting 5 Cases Of Rare Stomach BugHealth officials investigating the cases have been unable to track the illness to any particular food source, said Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold.
Apparent Norovirus Outbreak Hits StatevilleHealth officials believe they know what led to a widespread sickness inside the prison, which holds more than 3,000 inmates.
1st Illinois Case Linked To Meningitis OutbreakAn ill Chicago resident is the first person in Illinois to be linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak.
2 Deaths Linked To Legionnaires' Outbreak At Downtown HotelTwo guests who contracted Legionnaires’ disease at the downtown JW Marriott are dead, and the outbreak is worse than first reported, city health officials said Monday.
Norovirus Outbreak Subsiding At Algonquin SchoolAn outbreak of norovirus, which raced through a suburban school last week, appears to be subsiding.
Spike In Whooping Cough Cases Continues In McHenry CountyThis week has brought more reports of whooping cough in McHenry County, and the numbers have reached the three-figure range.
Whooping Cough Cases In McHenry County SpreadingAn outbreak of whooping cough in McHenry County’s school system has now spread to the general public, according to the health department.