Ald. Fioretti Hospitalized; Former Mayoral Candidate Had Flu-Like SymptomsBob Fioretti, who launched an unsuccessful mayoral bid earlier this year, went to Northwestern Memorial Hospital Tuesday with a 102 fever, a political adviser said in a written statement.
Flu Continues To Spread Across State, CountryAlmost every state in the country reports high flu numbers. So far, influenza's killed 21 children this season alone.
Amid Flu Epidemic, Doctors Warn Parents To Protect Kids Going Back To SchoolJust two weeks ago, right before winter break, area hospitals saw a rise in pediatric patients with the flu.
Flu Season At Epidemic Level; High Levels In Illinois, Indiana, And WisconsinThe CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness -- including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin -- up from 13 states a week earlier.
Hundreds Of Students Sick With Flu In Oak Park School DistrictA total of 563 students missed school Monday in Oak Park Elementary School District 97 – or nearly 10 percent of the district’s entire school body – most of them with flu-like symptoms.
Some Hospitals Impose Visiting Restrictions During Busy Flu SeasonThe Illinois Department of Public Health says confirmed cases are widespread across the state. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Illinois Sees Spike In Flu Cases Over Past Few Weeks Throughout the state of Illinois, flu cases have taken a big jump in the past few weeks.
Flu Stalls Classes At La Grange Park School This WeekMore than a quarter of the student body called in sick Monday at Nazareth Academy. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Signs Indicate Flu Season Has ArrivedYou may not want to give thanks for this: there are increasing signs that the flu season has arrived.
Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The RiseIn the past week, the Cook County Department of Public Health has seen a 32 percent increase in emergency room visits in suburban Cook County for cases of the flu, or flu-like symptoms, when compared to the week before.
School Closed, Scrubbed After Dozens Of Students Get The FluRobinson Elementary in Lyons District 103 called off all classes and after-school activities because so many were out with the flu.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.