MDH Commissioner Requests $5M For Infectious Disease ResponseMinnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger has requested the legislature create a public health response contingency fund to help battle infectious disease outbreaks.
Good Question: How Can Humans Catch The Bird Flu?The Centers for Disease Control issued another warning Wednesday to doctors and health officials: be on the lookout for people infected with avian flu. Minnesota health officials right now are monitoring poultry workers and others who might be exposed to infected birds. So far, no one has shown signs of getting sick.
Disease Expert: Flu Season ‘Not That Severe’ Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn't rank among the most severe.
Dept. Of Health: Expect More Flu Cases This SeasonFor 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.