Senator emphasizes seriousness of measles case

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ILLINOIS (WCIA) –State Senator Scott Bennett says the recent case of measles in Champaign County needs to be taken seriously.

He’s stressing everyone should understand the risks and treatment for the virus.

If you’re not sure whether or not you’ve been vaccinated, you should check with your doctor or the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

One person was admitted to the emergency room January 19. So far, it’s been the only diagnosed case.

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