Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peoria City/County Health Department

A record number of sexually transmitted disease cases are being reported in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 2.3 million chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases were diagnosed in 2017.

Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed to investigate a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Illinois.

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there continues to be issues with Legionnaires' disease at an Illinois veterans home despite improvements.