January 8, 2014 10:36 PM

Deadly flu sends scores to area emergency rooms

The virus that caused the deadly “swine flu” pandemic of 2009 is walloping Kansas City and the rest of the nation once again this season, putting countless patients in intensive care and contributing to dozens of deaths from coast to coast. Confirmed flu cases in Kansas City spiked in mid-December and have continued to surge into the new year.

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