St. Louis Emergency Room Visits For The Flu Spike

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The number of people going to the emergency room for the  flu has been spiking this week.  112 new cases have been reported in the last seven days. 

The City of St. Louis Department of Health reports that there have been 516 cases of the flu reported in the City of St. Louis since October 1, 2012.  Last week at this time there were 414 cases.

Weekly Percentage of Influenza ER Visits
 
Flu Cases