Louisiana seeing high number of flu cases

Louisiana seeing high number of flu cases
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Louisiana is seeing a high number of flu cases.

According to the State Health Department, the most cases are in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes.

The State Health Department numbers show in those parishes more than 10 percent of patients are reporting flu-like symptoms to doctors.

Statewide, that number is about eight percent.

Doctors said getting the flu shot is the best protection.

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