Highest rate of flu-activity in the nation reported about an hour away from Baton Rouge

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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.

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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