Water System Blamed In Illinois Legionnaires' OutbreakA federal report obtained by The Associated Press shows that the Legionnaire's disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of an Illinois state veterans home this summer and sickened dozens was likely spread by an aging water system at a 129-year-old facility that lacked several safeguards
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.