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Record-breaking flu cases reported in Central Florida, health officials say

Local6 logoAccording to Centra Care, the flu is up 200 percent this year and Dr. Scott VanLue at the Port Orange clinic said every third patient he’s seen has tested positive for the virus.

“Most people say they feel like they’ve been hit by a Mack truck. That’s probably the biggest symptom — you feel horrible,” VanLue said.

VanLue told Local 6 that January is usually the height of flu season, but he’s seen a spike in cases right now with a wide range of symptoms.[Read full story]