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Health Officials: New HIV Cases Up 2 Percent In 2014New numbers from the Department of Health show that the percentage of HIV diagnoses in Minnesota ticked up slightly in 2014, with most cases being reported in the Twin Cities metro and among minority communities.
Health Officials: Norovirus Hitting MN Hard This SeasonMinnesota health officials are stressing hand hygiene to combat the outbreaks of norovirus – commonly called the stomach flu – that have been hitting the state recently
SD Residents Being Urged To Keep Vaccines Up-To-Date Health officials in Sioux Falls are urging residents to verify that their vaccinations are up-to-date, following a reported increase in the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota. The state Health Department late last week said 29 cases of pertussis or whooping cough had been reported statewide so far this year, compared to 67 in all of last year.
Minn. Health Officials: 27 Flu Deaths This Season Minnesota health officials are reporting 23 flu deaths in the past week in one of the state's biggest outbreaks in years.
Health Officials: This Year's Flu Season Could Be SevereA flu outbreak has hit Minnesota early and health officials say it could get worse.
MN Officials Release Update On Anthrax CaseMinnesota health officials are releasing more information about a man who was sickened by inhaling anthrax -- apparently acquired from the natural environment.
Health Officials Say Tick-Borne Diseases RisingMinnesota health officials urged residents to protect themselves against ticks after the number of tick-borne diseases rose to record levels in 2010.
MN Health Officials Worried Over Possible Measles OutbreakCurrently, the Minnesota Department of Health says there are 14 confirmed cases of measles in Minnesota, but health care professionals worry that more cases could come and history could repeat itself.
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