flu How Does Wisconsin Fare When It Comes To Preventing The Flu? By Mitch Teich • Oct 24, 2014 Joe Raedle/Getty Images Listen Listening... / 10:19 Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Doctor Mark Hermanoff. Ebola has once again risen to the top of newscasts. But doctors and public health officials around the country say they wish a similar state of alarm would exist over the upcoming flu season. Widespread Flu Sends Hundreds in Wisconsin to Hospitals By Erin Toner • Jan 21, 2014 Photos.com Listen Listening... / 4:03 Wisconsin is in the midst of peak flu season, and this year, young and middle-aged adults are being hit hardest.