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Flu Shots

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Widespread Flu Infections Claim 7 Lives In Illinois

Up to 122 people have been admitted to the intensive care units at Illinois hospitals for treatment of the flu. Seven of those people died.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Urges Illinois Residents To Get Flu Shots

Flu season is almost here and Governor Quinn has already gotten his shot.


Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

Flu Death Toll Reaches 50 In Illinois

Illinois is among 30 states reporting high flu activity in a season where the virus is striking earlier than usual and the main flu strain is one that tends to make people sicker.



Flu Season Starting Early; Cases Mark Soonest Since 2003

Doctors have been seeing an increase in flu cases, marking the earliest start to the flu season in nearly a decade.


Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

City Urges Everyone To Get A Flu Shot, And Not To Wait

The leaves are starting to change and there is definitely a chill in the air, so you can be sure that flu season is just around the corner.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012


List Of Free Flu Shot Clinics In Chicago

The following is a list of flu shot clinics offered throughout the city.


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Free Flu Shots For Cab Drivers At O’Hare

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012