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‘U Of M’ Report: Flu Shots Not As Effective As Previously Reported

There’s a “misperception” that current influenza vaccines are highly effective, which is standing in the way of creating new, more effective vaccines, according to a new report from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).

10/15/2012

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2 More Presumptive Swine Flu Cases Linked To Fair

Two more people have become ill with presumptive cases of swine flu linked with the Minnesota State Fair.

09/13/2012

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Should The State Fair Swine Barn Close?

Two days before the Minnesota State Fair, a top health expert says the pig barn should be closed. That’s because a new strain of swine flu has made it to Minnesota.

08/21/2012

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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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Good Question: Is It Selfish To Not Vaccinate Your Kids?

An alarming number of Minnesotans are opting-out of vaccinating their kids before sending them to school. An Associated Press analysis of state data reports that 6.5 percent of Minnesota parents opted out of vaccination before kindergarten.

12/26/2011

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Good Question: Is It Selfish To Not Vaccinate Your Kids?

An alarming number of Minnesotans are opting-out of vaccinating their kids before sending them to school. An Associated Press analysis of state data reports that 6.5 percent of Minnesota parents opted out of vaccination before kindergarten.

11/29/2011

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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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Hennepin Co. Offers Free, Low-Cost Flu Shots

Health officials agree that a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from getting sick. That’s why one county is stepping in to make a healthier community.

11/16/2011

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Minn. Confirms 1st Flu Case Of Season

The flu season has officially arrived in Minnesota.

10/13/2011

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Thinner Needles Make For Less Painful Flu Shots

There’s now a less painful way to get a flu shot this year.

09/30/2011

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Twins GM Talks Mauer’s Injury, Sickness

Twins general manager Bill Smith said Friday that catcher Joe Mauer went to a hospital for treatment and evaluation after suffering from “extreme flu-like symptoms.”

04/15/2011

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MDH: 12 Flu-Related Deaths Happened Last Week

The Minnesota Department of Health says that flu activity in the state is still high with 12 flu deaths happening just last week.

03/24/2011

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Minn. School Closes Classes Due To Flu Outbreak

Hollandale Christian School in Hollandale, Minn. has canceled classes due to a flu outbreak, according to the school’s principal.

03/01/2011

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MDH: Flu Outbreak Is Widespread Right Now

The flu is now officially considered widespread across Minnesota, according to the Department of Health.

02/17/2011

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Flu Shot Protects From Already Troublesome Strain

State health experts say it’s especially important this year for the elderly to get a flu shot.

10/18/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 9/15/10

The story featuring reports of a man falling out of a plane gave Mischke a flashback of what he went through when a similar situation occurred to him.  Plus, why do we yawn, what would […]

09/16/2010

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