Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear MaskAs a nurse, I'm bringing this home. I felt at one point that I was murdering my husband because of what I brought to my family. It is breaking my heart every day."
Wisconsin Man Who Lost Legs To Infection From Dog Saliva Vows To Walk AgainA Wisconsin man who lost part of his forearms and legs after contracting a rare blood infection from dog saliva is being praised by his doctor for his determination to walk again with prosthetics.
Two Former Guests At Chicago Hotel Confirmed To Have Legionnaires' DiseaseIt is not known whether the hotel was the source of the bacteria that caused the individuals to get sick. According to the health department, hotel management is cooperating with the investigation.
Puppies To Blame For Drug-Resistant Infection In 118 PeopleStates reporting illness included Connecticut, Florida, Georgia and Illinois among others.
Infection Prompts Cardinal George To Cut Back ScheduleSuffering from an infection related to his cancer treatment, Francis Cardinal George has canceled several public appearances since Saturday.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Vet Warns Dog Owners About Spread Of Bacteria From Standing WaterA prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.
Lane Tech Football Player Back In ICU After Suffering Infection While In A ComaAfter some initial improvement, a high school football player has suffered a devastating setback in his recovery from a serious injury that left him a coma.
Legionnaire's Survivor Gets Prosthetics To Replace Lost Legs, ArmHe thought he simply had a high fever, but a Round Lake Beach man actually had Legionnaire’s Disease, a deadly form of pneumonia that nearly killed him.
Expert: More People Might Get Sick From Tainted CantaloupeSo far, Illinois has seen only one confirmed case of listeriosis from tainted cantaloupe, but cases could be showing up well past Halloween.
Doctor's Office Worker Says She Was Infected By MoldA woman claims in a lawsuit that her blood became infected with mold while she was working at a doctor’s office in the Southwest Side’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
Spa Goers And Gift Givers Warned On SafetyState officials in Illinois say they're seeing increasing reports of infection and injury at spas--and "med spas"--because of untrained and unsupervised attendants.