The Chicago health department now says a meningitis outbreak is growing, and the city is expanding its recommendations for who should be vaccinated.
Michelle Miller says she believed she’d given Norwegian American Hospital — and Chicago Public Schools — permission to give her daughter a physical for the upcoming track season at Wells High School. Her daughter got way more than that, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The patients include one adult and six infants, all of whom were not vaccinated.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
While more kids and pregnant women are getting their shots, most 18- to 64-year-olds don’t seem to be getting the message. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Students entering grades 6 and 9 in Illinois have until Oct. 15 to be vaccinated for whooping cough.