Influenza cases are rising at Tallahassee hospitals, FAMU and FSU

Tallahassee higher education campuses and hospitals see a large number of students and others suffering from influenza.

Experts, many of whom have warned of a severe flu season for several months, say this is the result of a return to normality and a reduction in the precautions taken while COVID-19 numbers were at their peak.

At Florida State University, the school’s health center is filled with sick students.

“The number of cases has skyrocketed and our university health center is overwhelmed by care for sick students,” an internal e-mail from FSU Provost Sally McRorie told the faculty that the Democrat has received.

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