As Measles Crisis Worsens, More Illinoisans Are Claiming Religious Objections To VaccinesStudents are required to get the measles vaccine — along with those for nine other preventable conditions — to attend school in Illinois. That ensures enough kids are immunized to prevent an outbreak. For highly contagious measles, experts say at least 95% of children at a school should be protected.
Indianapolis 500 Officials To Offer Measles Vaccine At RaceAt least 20 confirmed cases of mumps also were reported at Indiana University in Bloomington, about 50 miles southwest of Indianapolis.
Case of Measles Confirmed In Cook CountyCook County health officials have issued a warning for potential measles exposure.
New Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Cook, DuPage Issues Exposure WarningHealth officials say two more infants from a suburban Chicago day care have measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Cook County to 10.