Confusion Continues As Dr. Koinis' Suicide Note Hints At Not Vaccinating Kids, Doctoring RecordsThe note he left indicated he might not have given some of his young patients vaccinations.
Evergreen Park Dr. Van Koinis' Suicide Note Details Regret Over Vaccination PracticesThe sheriff's office said his suicide note indicates there might problem with records he kept regarding the vaccinations children received or did not receive at his office on West 95th Street in Evergreen Park.
Evergreen Park Physician Van Koinis, Who Shot Himself, Might Not Have Given Some Patients Requested VaccinesDr. Van Koinis was found dead in a Cook County Forest Preserve in Palos Township on Sept. 10, 2019.
Illinois Hospitals Warn Families Of Unvaccinated ChildrenThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all children get two doses of measles vaccine, which it says is 97% effective.
18 Bats Test Positive For Rabies, Officials Urge Vaccinations For PetsCook County officials are urging residents to vaccinate their pets because 18 bats have tested positive for rabies in Cook County so far this year.
Doctor Concocts His Own Vaccines With Cat Saliva, VodkaIllinois regulators have suspended the license of a suburban Chicago doctor who allegedly gives young patients modified vaccinations containing cat saliva and vodka.
Have You Had Your Back-To-School Health Check-Up?CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talks to University of Illinois at Chicago’s Dr. Jessica Shepherd, who shares some back-to-school health and vaccination information.
Health Officials Establish Mumps Vaccination Clinic At U Of IThe first week of school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign included a crash course in vaccinations, as health officials struggle to contain a growing mumps outbreak.
California Measles Outbreak Prompting Lots Of Questions In Chicago AreaMost local health departments said they are not seeing any more or fewer measles vaccinations being given since an outbreak of measles tied to Disneyland.
Tdap Vaccine Required For Illinois Preteens, TeensIt's time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
Rabies Records Error Costing Kane County $30KKane County officials say the county expects to spend $30,000 to correct a mistake. Tens of thousands of court notices were wrongly sent out about dogs that supposedly were not vaccinated for rabies.
Some Doctors Won't Treat Unvaccinated KidsSome doctors are now taking a stand. They are refusing to treat young patients who have not received their childhood vaccinations.