Illawarra in the grip of record-breaking flu season

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 22 2022 - 12:49pm, first published June 21 2022 - 1:44pm

The Illawarra is in the midst of its worst month on record for influenza cases, which have shot past 2500 for the month of June with nine days to go.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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