U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness — including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin — up from 13 states a week earlier.
As federal officials stepped up efforts to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the U.S., Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised local health workers for the steps taken to quickly evaluate two people who became ill on flights to Chicago from West Africa.
An Illinois organ transplant recipient is receiving anti-rabies shots after another recipient from the same donor died of the disease.
The flu season is far from over, and as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared this season an epidemic, physicians were urging people to take precautions against the flu virus.
The story of the returning veteran never ends. A researcher in Peoria is investigating Gulf War Syndrome, more than twenty years after the end of Operation Desert Storm.
It’s gearing up to be one of the worst years ever for West Nile Virus.
It’s a decision you may be struggling with, should your son or daughter get the HPV vaccine? It’s a vaccine that prevents cancer, but as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, many parents are worried about side effects.