Boston Reports Recent Spike In Flu Cases

BOSTON (CBS) – Flu season may appear to be over, but flu cases are on the rise again in Boston, city health officials said on Thursday.

The Boston Public Health Commission reports that there were 116 newly reported cases of flu in Boston between March 30 and April 5. That brings this season’s total number of reported cases in the city to 1,237.

More than 25 percent of these cases have resulted in hospitalization, and there have been 11 flu-related deaths.

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