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Rising number of flu cases seen throughout Central Florida

fox35There is a big spike in flu cases throughout Central Florida — especially stomach flu among little kids.

There’s no way you haven’t seen the healthcare workers caring for those with Ebola, however, doctors caution that more concern should be placed on the number of people with the flu.

“When it comes to the flu, it’s a lot more of a threat in the US,” said Dr. Jonathan Schwartzman, associate medical director of Centra Care.

Dr. Schwartzman said nearly a quarter more adult flu patients have been diagnosed at their 26 centers throughout Central Florida.[Read full story]