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MDH: 15 More Flu-Related Deaths In MN Last Week

The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 15 more deaths in the last week as a result of the flu outbreak.

02/07/2013

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Minn. Forum Set Up To Help Ease Vaccine Shortages

In a bid to overcome flu-vaccine shortages in some areas, Minnesota officials have set up a forum to connect health care providers who have vaccine with those who don’t.

01/28/2013

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MDH: 15 More Dead From Flu, 75 So Far This Season

The Minnesota Department of Health reports that 15 more people in Minnesota have died as a result of the influenza virus in the last week.

01/24/2013

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MDH: 33 More Flu Deaths In Minnesota This Week

The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 33 more deaths related to the influenza virus in Minnesota this past week.

01/17/2013

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Hennepin Co. Paramedics Protect Themselves From Flu

Just like a majority of Minnesotans, Hennepin EMS paramedics are also taking extra precautions to protect their employees from the flu.

01/12/2013

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Doctor: Flu Spreads When Sick People Go To Work

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.

01/11/2013

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Wisconsin Flu Cases, Hospitalizations Spike

The flu is pounding Wisconsin. State health officials say they’re seeing a dramatic spike in cases and hospitalizations.

01/11/2013

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Disease Expert: Flu Season ‘Not That Severe’

Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn’t rank among the most severe.

01/11/2013

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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.

01/10/2013

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Minn. Teen Dies From Complications Of Flu

A Minnesota teen who was fighting for her life, after being ill with the flu, has passed away.

01/08/2013

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Flu Outbreak Leads To Visitor Limits At S. Central Hospitals

The southern part of the state is described as the epicenter of the outbreak this year.

01/07/2013

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Good Question: Why Isn’t The Flu Shot More Effective?

Many of the Minnesotans ending up in the hospital because of influenza are those who have had the flu vaccine.

01/03/2013

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2 More Deaths, 226 People In Hospital Due To Flu

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.

01/03/2013

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Twin Cities Teen With Flu Fighting For Her Life

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: Your child is that one in a million the flu vaccine doesn’t work for.

01/03/2013

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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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