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Sue Keam
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Vaccination rates remain high in McLean County despite what the medical community says are efforts by skeptics to sow confusion over settled science, and they claim it’s putting our health at greater risk.

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