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Flu cases increase at UW


MADISON (WKOW) -- University Health Services released this week's H1N1 report and say that the number of students with influenza-like illness (ILI) has jumped from 198 cases in Week 1 of school to 345 cases in Week 2.

In week from September 6 to September 12, UHS evaluated 345 students with ILI. That represented 28 percent of primary care visits. Of the total cases reported since the outbreak began, 98 percent were under age 25 and 14 percent live in residence halls.

For a chart listing the week-by-week growth of the ILI outbreak on campus, click here.

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