If you haven't gotten sick yet this year, it's probably just a matter of time.

With that said, start resting up, drink plenty of fluids and the second you start to feel the slightest bit off, start taking this over-the-drug combo STAT to keep yourself safe because according to Eyewitness News, the state of Illinois is the sickest state in the country right now.

A study done by Kinsa, a thermometer app that's been used to track the flu outbreak , nearly 5% of Illinois is experiencing flu like symptoms; the national level is at 4.1%.

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