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Measles

Public health officials say they‘ll work to increase vaccination rates across Illinois.

The announcement comes as the the U.S. is expected to have the worst run of measles cases since the disease was deemed eliminated in the year 2000.

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccines
Seth Wenig / AP

A pediatrician in Normal is warning the public about the spread of measles in the United States due to fewer children getting the vaccine.