Flu Continues To Ramp Up

(Jefferson City) The Missouri Department of Health says the state is experiencing very high flu activity.

The latest weekly report shows the flu is hitting the 5-24-year-olds the hardest.

Eastern Missouri has the most cases followed by the southwest part of the state.

Seven influenza-associated deaths have been reported this flu season already.

Five flu outbreaks and two school closures have been reported so far.