Flu cases on the rise in St. Louis region

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The number of flu illnesses is on the rise in the St. Louis region.

KMOX Radio (http://cbsloc.al/1cB7RfT ) reports that St. Louis County had 158 cases this week, up from 73 the week before, for a total of 371 this season. Doctors around the region say they are seeing severe cases.

Statewide, 744 new cases were reported in the past week to bring the season total to 2,100.

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Information from: KMOX-AM, http://www.kmox.com

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