Healthcare Provider Sees Record Flu NumbersDoctors say people are getting sicker faster, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Boy, 10, Dies Of Complications From The FluJohnny Towler was in the 4th grade at Grove Avenue Elementary School in northwest suburban Barrington.
Flu Cases Surging In Cook County In The Past Few WeeksCook County health officials said their hospitals and clinics saw 46 confirmed cases of flu from Oct. 21 through Dec. 24. In the two weeks that followed, there were 103 cases.
Doctors: Get The Flu Shot, AnywayThis year's immunization may be only 10 percent effective, but it can still minimize the flu's symptoms and help prevent its spread. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Flu Cases Surge In Chicago AreaFlu season in the Chicago area can last through April.
Spike In Flu Cases Prompts Restricted Visitation At U. Of C. HospitalStarting Wednesday morning, visiting patients at The University of Chicago Medical Center will be a bit more difficult.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
Illinois Sees Increase In Flu, Hospitals Place Temporary Visitor RestrictionsThe Illinois Department of Public Heath recommends hospitals to place temporary visitor-restriction polices that restrict children under 18 from visiting acute-care hospitals due to bad flu season.
Flu Kept At Bay So Far This Winter, Health Expert SaysDoctors instead have seen an increase in a type of upper respiratory cold and cough -- still unpleasant, but not influenza.
Aurora Hospital Sets Restrictions On Visitors After Spike In Flu CasesPresence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora has set a limit of two visitors at a time for its patients; and adults only. Children are not permitted to visit patients.
Inmates In Parts Of Cook County Jail Under Isolation After Some Show Flu-Like SymptomsDetainees in three living units at the Cook County Jail are under isolation after some have exhibited flu-like symptoms, according to the Cook County Sheriff's office.
In Midst Of Flu Season, State Public Health Director Says Illinois In Pretty Good Shape Illinois’ Public Health director says the state is heading into the heart of the flu season in pretty good shape.