The Springfield area, like other parts of the state, is struggling with a surge in flu cases, with one local doctor saying the sheer numbers are the highest in recent memory.Memorial Medical Center and its four ExpressCare locations have treated 1,438 cases from the fall through Saturday, compared with 80 cases a year earlier, Memorial spokesman Michael Leathers said.There were 46 patients being treated for the flu in the 500-bed hospital as of Tuesday, he said. [...]

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January 10th, 2018 8:30p.m.

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