The Pennsylvania Department of Health says flu season begins the 40th week of the year, on Oct. 2. However, some cases are already popping up locally. What will this year’s flu season look like? Predictions vary, a bit. “The expectation is that it’s going to be a bad flu season, if we base it on some of the areas of the world that always precede us, like Australia or South America,” said Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, the senior vice president of medical and academic affairs and an infectious disease specialist at St. Luke’s University Health Network. To read the full story.