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Louisiana flu cases among the highest in the U.S. 

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Currently, 12.5% of all emergency room visits are due to respiratory viruses in Louisiana. Flu accounts for 8%, with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, COVID, adenovirus and rhinovirus making up most of the rest. The national rate for ER visits is about half that, at 4% for influenza-like illnesses, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Source: The Advocage