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Measles cases are on the rise globally and here in Illinois the number is increasing as well. Vaccines are 97% effective in preventing this highly contagious disease.  To learn more about this infection and get information on vaccination, go to  Learn how to identify measles and the safe and effective vaccine that can prevent this potentially life-threatening infection for adults and children. 

Illinois Morbidity and Mortality Bulletin

The IMMB is IDPH’s primary publication for scientific articles of interest to public health communities and professionals in Illinois.  Articles in the IMMB are prepared by staff from IDPH, local health departments, hospitals, and academic institutions and provide data analysis, description, interpretation, and discussion. Three types of manuscripts are currently accepted:

  • Original research and data analyses
  • Review articles
  • Special or short communications 

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