Local Measles Outbreak


A small outbreak of the Measles has been confirmed in this area.

The report comes from McDonough County in Illinois, the home of Western Illinois University.

Symptoms include a cough, high fever, runny nose and a rash that appears a week or two after exposure. The Measles Virus is highly contagious and is spread through the air.


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Savanna Evans
KBUR News Reporter