Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Wisconsin Hit Hard by Flu Bug

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEL: February 22, 2017
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Wisconsin Hit Hard by Flu Bug

Health officials say it’s not too late to get a flu shot

The flu bug is hitting Wisconsinites hard, spiking to nearly 1000 confirmed cases, and hundreds of hospitalizations. According to figures from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) there are 936 confirmed cases of influenza in Wisconsin, compared to 176 during the same period last year. The week-to-week comparison shows that there were 591 confirmed cases reported just a week ago, an increase of 345 from the previous week. [Read More....]