Loyola Records Record Spike In Flu Cases, Implements Flu Visitor Restrictions

Friday, January 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Last month, Loyola University Medical Center tested more than 1,200 patients experiencing flu-like symptoms such as coughing, headaches and fever — 357 of whom had a lab-confirmed case of influenza, according to Dr. Jorge Parada, the medical director of Loyola’s infection prevention and control program.

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Flu-Related ER Visits In Melrose Park, Hines Are Up Big, County Data Shows

Saturday, December 30, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

The number of people experiencing flu-like symptoms, such as cough and sore throat, at hospital emergency departments across the state is increasing, according to Cook County Department of Public Health data.

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