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Flu numbers in Illinois increase

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By Alexander Schuster By Alexander Schuster

(KMOV) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health released information this week reporting that more patients are testing positive for the flu and being hospitalized compared to this time last year.

So far this season, the health department reports 115 patients with flu symptoms have been admitted to intensive care units across the state. 

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Illinois is one of six states seeing much higher than average flu rates.

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