Three of the cities with high flu-activity are in Louisiana

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB) — Just about an hour west of Baton Rouge on I-10, doctors in Lafayette saw more flu-related cases for the week ending Nov. 16 than anywhere else in the nation.


1. Lafayette, La.
2. Las Vegas, Nev.
3. Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.
4. New Orleans, La.
5. Waco-Temple-Bryan, Texas
6. Baton Rouge, La.
7. Tyler-Longview(Lufkin & Nacogdoches), Texas
8. Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, Wash.
9. Houston, Texas
10. Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas

Those in the Capital City reported dealing with the sixth highest rate of flu cases in the U.S. while New Orleans had the fourth highest number, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

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