5-Year-Old Dies From Flu-Related IllnessAs of April 14, eight children have died this flu season in Illinois. Nationwide the total number of pediatric deaths has reached 156.
Second Wave Of Flu Hits Chicago AreaA second wave of flu is hitting the area, and the culprit is ineffective flu shots, doctors say.
CDC Says Flu Season Not Over YetCaused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death.
Flu Season Spikes Orange Juice SalesOrange juice sales jumped in January with nearly 39 million gallons sold.
Four Children Have Died From Flu This Season Four children have died from the flu in Illinois so far this season, officials said Friday.
Flu Outbreak Closes British International School In Lincoln ParkOfficials will spend the day cleaning and disinfecting the Lincoln Park campus of the British International School of Chicago, after students and staff came down with both influenza and stomach flu.
Crews Wipe Down Closed School Where Flu Has SurgedKomarek Elementary School in North Riverside is shut down for the rest of the week. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Illinois Math And Science Academy To Reopen Monday After Flu OutbreakThe west suburban Aurora high school closed its campus last week because of an increase in flu cases.
Illinois Named The 'Sickest State' This WeekIllinois has the dubious distinction of being the "sickest" state in the country this week.
Illinois Math And Science Academy Closes For A Week Over Flu OutbreakParents have been told to pick up their children from the residential college prep school by 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Flu Shuts Down Illinois Math And Science AcademyThe campus in Aurora will reopen next week. WBBM Newsradio's Michele Fiore reports.
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.