Eight people - two adults and six infants- in Cook County are now confirmed to have the measles. The Illinois Dept. of Public Health confirms there are now nine confirmed cases statewide.
Seven of the total cases - 1 adult and 6 infants - are now linked to the KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine. All of those who contracted measles were not vaccinated, and the adult is not a KinderCare employee.