The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 33 more deaths related to the influenza virus in Minnesota this past week.
Just like a majority of Minnesotans, Hennepin EMS paramedics are also taking extra precautions to protect their employees from the flu.
Doctors say that since you’re contagious either seven days after the onset of your symptoms or 24 hours after your fever breaks – you should keep away from work to prevent spreading the virus.
The flu is pounding Wisconsin. State health officials say they’re seeing a dramatic spike in cases and hospitalizations.
Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn’t rank among the most severe.
Minnesota health officials are reporting 23 flu deaths in the past week in one of the state’s biggest outbreaks in years.
A Minnesota teen who was fighting for her life, after being ill with the flu, has passed away.
The southern part of the state is described as the epicenter of the outbreak this year.
Many of the Minnesotans ending up in the hospital because of influenza are those who have had the flu vaccine.
Two more people have died and another 226 have been sent to the hospital in Minnesota due to influenza, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: Your child is that one in a million the flu vaccine doesn’t work for.
A flu outbreak has hit Minnesota early and health officials say it could get worse.
The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting the first flu death in the state this season, and has raised the level of flu presence in the state to “widespread.” The identity of the person who died has not been released.
An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.
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.