Shigellosis on the Rise in St. Louis CountyShigellosis is a bacterial infection that's easily transmitted from person to person, with the primary symptom being diarrhea.
Illinois Records 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2016There were 77 human cases last year including nine deaths.
Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in SpringfieldCerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.
Health Officials: 23 Cases of Mumps in Champaign-UrbanaHealth officials say an outbreak of mumps among University of Illinois students could continue to grow.
Local Disease Specialist on the First U.S. MERS CaseSymptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.
Health Officials Still Unsure What Sickened Jefferson City ConventionIt was a meeting of the Missouri Coroners and Medical Examiners Association at the Truman Hotel and Convention Center.