ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – New weekly flu numbers for our area are expected by Tuesday afternoon, but Barnes Jewish Hospital is seeing three times more cases than usual for this time of year.

Other area hospitals have similar states.

Dr. Dave Warren, an infectious disease specialist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, joined us on First @ 4 to offer insight into these numbers, and what you can do to protect yourself.

Watch the video above for more.

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