The Daily Northwestern

Adults should get measles vaccine, Feinberg professor says

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 5, 2015

With the recent outbreak of measles, a Feinberg professor suggested adults get the measles vaccine if they don't know if they are up to date. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 60 percent of the people af...

Illness at Washington Elementary School identified as norovirus

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 9, 2014

The illness that caused students and staff to fall sick at Washington Elementary School last month has been identified as the highly contagious norovirus, according to a letter sent out to parents and guardians of Evanston/Sk...

Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014

A student at Evanston Township High School has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter sent out Monday to students' parents. This is the second case at the school this year. The student, who has been diagnosed...

ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 28, 2014

A student who attended summer activities at Evanston Township High School was diagnosed with whooping cough, a highly contagious illness, according to a letter sent out to students’ parents Tuesday. The student was diagnosed...

Illinois resident confirmed third US person with MERS virus

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

May 21, 2014

An Illinois resident was the third person in the United States confirmed to have the virus which causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, a May 16 test revealed. MERS is caused by Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus,...