An E. Coli outbreak at an Illinois high school is part of a multi-state outbreak being investigated by federal officials.

According to school district officials, the outbreak at Huntley High School in suburban Chicago was identified on Sept. 17. Nine high school students were confirmed as outbreak patients, and several

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An investigation into a norovirus outbreak among patrons of an Illinois restaurant has ended after identifying 173 people who became ill.

The McHenry County Department of Health began the investigation into D.C. Cobb’s restaurant after a cluster of illnesses was linked to the business beginning in late August and running

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Officials in an Illinois county are reporting an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness linked to a D.C. Cobb’s restaurant.

The McHenry County Department of Health issued a statement saying that the restaurant at 1204 N. Green Street in McHenry is implicated in the outbreak, which has sickened at least 13 people.

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The McHenry County Department of Health in Illinois is reporting a significant increase in infections from Campylobacter. 

Health officials have identified eight cases of campylobacteriosis with illness onsets between Aug. 17 and Aug. 30. That is four times more cases compared to the previous two weeks and 3.33 times more

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