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Flu Season

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Health Dept. Says Flu Widespread In Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health says the flu is now widespread across Minnesota. The department reported Thursday there were 71 influenza-related hospitalizations reported last week. That’s nearly twice the number reported the week before.

01/02/2014

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Christmas Is Over, And Flu Season Is Back

With just a cough or sneeze, it can hit you from six feet away. So cover your mouth and wash those hands, because flu season is back in Minnesota.

12/26/2013

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Separating Flu Myths From Flu Facts

Every fall, information flies around about the dreaded flu nearly as fast as the sneezes start to fly, and it can be tough to filter all of that information. Natalie Nyhus talked with Dr. Jess Prischmann to try and separate the myths about the flu from the facts.

10/15/2013

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Family Shares Painful Memories Of 2-Year-Old Girl’s Flu Death

Hospitals are at capacity, others are keeping visitors out. This season will go down as a bad one for the flu in Minnesota, but for at least one family, it will always be the most heartbreaking.

04/25/2013

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Health Officials: This Year’s Flu Season Could Be Severe

A flu outbreak has hit Minnesota early and health officials say it could get worse.

01/02/2013

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Dept. Of Health: Expect More Flu Cases This Season

For some families, getting a flu shot has become a part of their pre-winter routine. Even though the number of flu cases have been way down the past couple of winters.

12/03/2012

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Even In April, Flu Season Still Underway

It’s an early spring but a late flu season. In fact, the influenza season in Minnesota may have peaked only last week. The most recent weekly report indicated that 61 people were hospitalized with confirmed cases.

04/02/2012

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The Flu Season Isn’t Here Yet, But Will It Come?

The flu can be serious, even deadly and it spreads easily, but this year, many are wondering, where is it?

01/12/2012

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MDH: 2 More Flu-Related Deaths This Season

The flu season in Minnesota has claimed two more lives, which brings the total number of deaths this season to three.

11/17/2011

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Get A Flu Shot While Shopping For School Supplies

Target says it’s time to start thinking flu season as your kids shop for school supplies.

08/11/2011

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Flu Season Normal But Far From Over

The flu season can have several peaks in the course of the winter. There have been two flu-related deaths in Minnesota but overall, it’s been a normal season.

01/30/2011

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