Distemper Outbreak Winds Down at Stray Rescue Animal ShelterThe month-long distemper outbreak at the Stray Rescue animal shelter seems to be winding down after claiming the lives of 40 dogs.
University of Missouri Reports 31 Confirmed Mumps CasesThe numbers reported Wednesday for the outbreak were almost double the 17 cases that had been confirmed last week.
Stray Rescue Distemper Outbreak Claims 23 Dogs, 50 InfectedStray Rescue is still asking for people to come forward to act as "medical fosters," because dogs heal better in a home environment.
Stray Rescue Asks for Help Adopting Dogs from ShelterAlthough no other dogs have died from distemper, about 35 are still being treated.
12 Confirmed Salmonella Cases From Belleville Chili Cook-OffKMOX asked if its possible that the Salmonella outbreak did not originate at the event.
Distemper Outbreak at Stray Rescue Now Claims 19 DogsThere's some good news - testing from the University of Wisconsin shows them almost all dogs in the shelter are now distemper free.
Rauner: Illinois Doing All It Can on Legionnaires' CasesThe veterans home in Quincy has stopped admitting new residents.
Eastern Illinois University Investigates Mumps OutbreakAn outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.
FDA Recommends Restrictions on Blood Donors Due to Zika VirusWhile the FDA stresses that there have been no reports of Zika entering the U.S. blood supply, it says transmission through blood is a real possibility.
Water System Blamed in Fatal Legionnaire's Disease OutbreakA summer Legionnaire's disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of an Illinois state veterans home and sickened dozens more was likely spread by an aging water system at a 129-year-old facility that lacked several safeguards.
Illinois Veterans Home Replacing Water System after OutbreakLegionnaires' disease is transmitted by breathing vapor or mist from contaminated water systems.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Chipotle ExpandsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a total of 52 cases have now been reported in nine states, including Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania.