Illinois Flu Cases Climb; 27 Deaths This Season
Health officials expect an increase in the number of hospitalizations and deaths as more doctors and hospitals report cases from previous weeks along with their current cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Illinois among the 24 states hardest hit by the flu. Officials say hand washing and staying home when you're sick can keep the flu from spreading.
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