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        1/28/2013, Shevat 17, 5773

      Hospitals Report Beds Filled with Flu Patients

      Hospitals along the northern coast report their beds are filled with patients suffering with influenza, which can sometimes be deadly, particularly when it strikes young or frail children, or the elderly, with other underlying medical conditions. In particular, hospitals in Haifa reported Monday they had reached full capacity in most departments following a night in which the emergency room was flooded with patients.