Friday's updated number includes two deaths and is up from 56 cases reported Monday. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. One death occurred in the Chicago area, while two were in central IL.
People who reported illness after taking the drugs said they coughed up blood, had blood in their urine, severe bloody noses, bleeding gums or internal bleeding, according to IDPH.
This comes a week after officials with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services sent out a warning to residents about the spike in issues linked to the use of synthetic marijuana containing brodifacoum in neighboring IL.
"Synthetic cannabinoids are part of a group of drugs called new psychoactive substances (NPS)". But since synthetic marijuana is not regulated and people don't know what chemicals may be in them, officials urge people not to use them, ever. "While efforts are under way to get contaminated drugs out of circulation, it's possible they could re-emerge".
Prince Philip in hospital for hip surgery
He was also hospitalized for an "infection stemming from a pre-existing condition" in June of past year . The prince announced in May that he was retiring from most public duties after decades of royal service.
Pentagon offers Trump military options over Syria
It said the victims have been transferred to Tehran, and that funerals will be held in the victims' hometowns across the country. Mrs May sidestepped a question on whether Parliament would be recalled from recess to debate any military intervention.
14th convoy departs Eastern Ghouta amid evacuation deal
State media has said the rebels are due to go to areas near the Turkish-Syrian border that are controlled by opposition groups. They included fighters from the Faylaq al-Rahman and Ahrar al-Sham rebel groups, their families and other residents.
Tour bus headed to Masters overturns, driver charged with DUI
Westbound traffic has since cleared but eastbound traffic is still heavy with single lane traffic being diverted to the shoulder. According to NBC affiliate WAGT in Augusta , Georgia the accident happened near mile marker 185 in Columbia County, Georgia.