New child vaccine requirements in Illinois take effect this Fall

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – New vaccine requirements for students in Illinois this Fall. Children from Kindergarten to high school will have to show they’ve had two doses each of rubella and mumps vaccines, instead of one. Kids entering must also show that they’ve had two doses of the chicken pox vaccine.

They’ll also need to get a meningococcal vaccine which is currently not required.