Newsviews: Mumps outbreak

Dozens of people have become sick in a mumps outbreak downstate. (WLS)

Dozens of people have become sick in a mumps outbreak downstate; most of those are on the University of Illinois main campus in Urbana-Champaign. This comes just weeks before students return to class.

At the same time, millions of younger children will soon go back to school. For some, there's a new vaccine they'll need before the start of the new school year.

So, parents - what do you need to know to protect your child? And why are we seeing a resurgence of illnesses like mumps, even among people who have been vaccinated?

Our guest on Newsviews this week is Nirav D. Shah, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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