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WebMd: ‘Hey, Columbus. Get ready to get sick!’

WebMd: ‘Hey, Columbus. Get ready to get sick!’

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shutterstock_245721949WebMd is projecting that the first week of 2016 will mark the height of cold and flu season. The site projects that Columbus will rank 18th among cities expected to be hit by cold and flu symptoms in the start of 2016.

That’s WebMD….feeding the fears of hypochondriacs since 1996.

Here’s a look at the top 10 U.S. cities likely to experience high rates of cold and flu symptoms in the next six weeks:

  1. Richmond/Norfolk, VA
  2. Knoxville, TN
  3. Louisville, KY
  4. Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
  5. Nashville, TN
  6. Charlotte, NC
  7. Baltimore, MD/Washington D.C.
  8. Roanoke, VA
  9. Charlotte, SC
  10. Minneapolis/St Paul, MN

 18. Columbus, OH

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