Health officials are watching the number of measles reports in Illinois and Wisconsin after 107 people across more than twenty states have reportedly contracted the viral infection.

ABC affiliate WSIL says many of the people with measles weren't vaccinated, which is required for school children in Illinois and Missouri (except for medical or religious reasons) with symptoms like a cough, fever, runny nose, and/or rash.


JB Love is ½ of  Q98.5's Lil Zim & JB In The Morning, weekday mornings from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. Follow him on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

More From Rockford's New Country Q98.5