LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it looks like it's shaping up to be a bad flu season.
The CDC said cases of flu have jumped in five southern states and that the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than normal, particularly the elderly.
Should we be alarmed? Dr. Gary Wheeler, with the Arkansas Department of Health, joined THV 11 News to answer that question.
Check out the video attached to this story to hear what he had to say about the upcoming flu season.