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Flu epidemic kills 27, hospitalizes 369 in Illinois

Flu epidemic kills 27, hospitalizes 369 in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health is not expecting a decrease any time soon with more reported cases from previous weeks coming in, but the flu vaccine is still available and may help those with current health problems avoid the virus.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types.

December 14, 2012 9:00 am
'Profoundly ill' student makes miracle recovery

'Profoundly ill' student makes miracle recovery

Rebeka Kasper, of Crown Point, is a 20-year-old student at Purdue University West Lafayette.

December 27, 2011 3:20 pm
'Profoundly ill' student makes miracle recovery

'Profoundly ill' student makes miracle recovery

Rebeka Kasper has survived what her doctor called "the perfect storm" of illnesses. She was treated for near-fatal combination of mononucleosis, streptococcus, severe pneumonia and toxic shock syndrome.

December 27, 2011 3:20 pm
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