|Blog: Even our staff isn't immune to the flu|
|Written by Dan Plutchak|
|Friday, 11 January 2013 13:21|
This gloomy scene was taken out his bedroom window while staff photographer Terry Mayer was down with flu-like symptoms.
It’s not unusual for writers to immerse themselves in a topic to fully understand the story they’re trying to tell. Be careful what you wish for.
While working on this week’s cover story on how the influenza outbreak is affecting residents of Walworth County, staff writer Todd Mishler was stricken with flu-like symptoms for several days himself.
Mishler had plenty of company. He reports that from Oct. 1 through Jan. 4, the state reported more than 2,800 confirmed cases of influenza, with more than 760 of them requiring hospitalization. There were fewer than 400 hospitalizations last year altogether ... CONTINUED
|Last Updated on Friday, 11 January 2013 13:26|