swine flu http://tspr.org en Welcome to the Flu Season http://tspr.org/post/welcome-flu-season <p>Flu activity in Illinois is considered widespread, meaning it's appeared in more than half of the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:19:08 +0000 Lee Strubinger 46534 at http://tspr.org Welcome to the Flu Season New Strain of Swine Flu in US http://tspr.org/post/new-strain-swine-flu-us <p>As people gear up for state fairs, dozens across the US have fallen ill with a new strain of the swine flu. That includes a boy in Illinois who contracted the disease after having contact with a pig at a fair in Coles County.<br /><br />Doctor LaMar Hasbrouck, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, said the new version of the flu causes symptoms similar to that of the regular seasonal flu.<br /> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:07:51 +0000 Rich Egger 19746 at http://tspr.org New Strain of Swine Flu in US