Officials: Visitor diagnosed with measles was in Chicago, DeKalb

May 21, 2016 8:03 PM

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Officials: Visitor diagnosed with measles was in Chicago, DeKalb

CHICAGO, DeKALB (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A person visiting the Chicago area last week for commencement at Northern Illinois University has been diagnosed with measles and might have exposed people in the city and DeKalb to the virus, health officials said.

The visitor, who is from out of the country, is no longer contagious, but was in several public places before being treated, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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