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More measles cases diagnosed in Illinois

Posted by wlpo on February 12, 2015

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) – If you’re keeping track, the diagnosed cases of measles in Illinois is now up to 11.

A Cook County Department of Public Health spokeswoman says the most recent case involves an infant associated with KinderCare in Palatine. Eight other infants and one adult from the day care have also been diagnosed. The adult is not an employee.

A student at Elgin Community College has also been diagnosed with measles. A notice on the college website says the student attended classes Feb. 3 and 5 and visited the library Feb. 3.

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