80,000 Deaths Caused By Flu Last Season, CDC SaysAn estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
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.
Health Officials Report Shortage In FluMistCBS 2's Marissa Bailey explains why the flu mist may not be available for a while.
City To Host Series Of Free Flu ClinicsThe Chicago Department of Public Health plans to hold a series of flu clinics to mark Vaccinate Illinois Week and encourage residents to get immunized over the next week.
Chicago Hospital Gives Flu Shots To Staff, StudentsRush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today - and reminding other people to get vaccinated.
Widespread Flu Infections Claim 7 Lives In IllinoisUp to 122 people have been admitted to the intensive care units at Illinois hospitals for treatment of the flu. Seven of those people died.
Quinn Urges Illinois Residents To Get Flu Shots Flu season is almost here and Governor Quinn has already gotten his shot.
Flu Death Toll Reaches 50 In IllinoisIllinois 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 2003Doctors have been seeing an increase in flu cases, marking the earliest start to the flu season in nearly a decade.
City Urges Everyone To Get A Flu Shot, And Not To WaitThe 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.
List Of Free Flu Shot Clinics In ChicagoThe following is a list of flu shot clinics offered throughout the city.