After appearing to nearly faint again on live television Wednesday (Feb. 14), Wendy Williams has cancelled tapings of her talk show for the rest of this week. Page Six is reporting that she’s caught the flu bug. “Wendy is still experiencing flu-like symptoms, and so she can rest up and get better, we have decided to cancel tapings the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Flu activity has been on the rise every week for the past month. In the last several weeks alone, two Northeast Ohioans have died from the virus. “We’ve had more than 1,000 people go to emergency departments for fever and flu like illness in the last few weeks,” said Cuyahoga County […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The spread of the flu is moving quicker this year than last, with four states already in the “widespread” category according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu shot is reportedly only 10 percent effective against the most dominate strain this year which is H3N2. The CDC tracks the spread of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Eleven GOP staffers are suffering from flu-like symptoms consistent with norovirus. According to Erie County Health Department, two of the GOP members are pregnant and were taken to the hospital as a precaution. Commissioner Pete Schade said the staffers from California’s Republican Party group is part of a planning and logistical team staying at Kahalari […]

Proving that he’s still the best, Prince threw a dance party at his mansion in Minnesota one day after he was in the hospital for the flu. News first broke of Prince’s illness on Friday night, though it seemed much more serious at first before his team cleared up that it was only the flu. To […]

Being the legend that he is, Prince has been trying to push through concert appearances and over thirty years of hits despite being riddled with the flu. The 57-year-old rocker didn’t plan to take any days off anytime soon as he’s in the midst of his “Piano & A Microphone” tour which began in Melbourn, Australia […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Health Officials confirm this is already starting to be a rough flu season. Over the past three weeks, there have been 309 flu-related hospital admissions. That is 162% higher than last year, a total of 191 more cases. The previous five-year average for this year is 40 hospitalizations. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – More than 330 people have already been hospitalized with the flu in Ohio, but Cleveland Clinic doctors say this is still a good time to get the flu vaccine. Influenza (flu) activity commonly peaks in the United States in January or February.  According to the Ohio Department of Health, while […]


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CLEVELAND – With the flu spreading quickly across Ohio and the rest of the country, the CDC has listed six things you should not touch to avoid getting sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified six everyday items that you may want to consider trying to avoid. It’s mainly because flu […]

CLEVELAND – Flu season is getting into full swing across the country, and some areas are getting harder hit than others – even in northern Ohio. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed Ohio among more than 20 states in the highest category for activity level of influenza-like illness, as of the last week […]