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2 More Flu-Related Deaths Last Week In Minnesota

Minnesota health officials say that another two people have died of flu-related causes this season. Since last October, there have now been 190 flu-related deaths in the state.

04/18/2013

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MDH: 2 More Flu-Related Deaths, Outbreak Slowing

Health officials say two additional deaths have been attributed to the flu in Minnesota, but they say the outbreak is slowing.

04/05/2013

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Feds Indict 4 In Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Four former peanut company employees have been charged with scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people including three in Minnesota, sickened hundreds and prompted one of the largest recalls in history.

02/21/2013

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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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Nasty Flu Season Start Outpaces H1N1 Outbreak

A 14-year-old St. Louis Park girl is fighting for her life as she battles the flu and its complications.

01/03/2013

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Officials Confirm 11th Fungal Meningitis Case

Minnesota health officials have confirmed another case of fungal meningitis in a national outbreak linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. That brings the number of Minnesota cases to 11.

11/06/2012

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Minnesota Records 10th Fungal Meningitis Case

Minnesota has confirmed its 10th case of fungal meningitis as part of a national outbreak tied to tainted steroids from a Massachusetts pharmacy. The initial announcement from the Minnesota Department of Health on Tuesday did not give details about the patient.

10/30/2012

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List: MN Clinics Who Received Potentially Contanimated Drugs

Here is a complete list of clinics in Minnesota that received potentially contaminated drugs from the New England Compounding Center of Framingham, Mass.

10/25/2012

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Minnesota Reports 9th Fungal Meningitis Case

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting the state’s ninth confirmed case of fungal meningitis in a national outbreak tied to tainted steroids.

10/25/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Toll: 317 Cases, 24 Deaths

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.

10/24/2012

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129 MN Clinics Received Injectable Drugs From NECC

Even more people may be at risk of getting meningitis than initially thought. The FDA is warning that a second steroid is now linked to fungal meningitis.

10/16/2012

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5th Case Of Meningitis Reported In Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health says the number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in the state linked to tainted steroids has risen to five.

10/15/2012

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CDC: Meningitis Cases Reach 170, 14 People Die

The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at least one illness.

10/11/2012

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CDC: More Than 90 People Ill With Meningitis

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Clinic CEO: 4 Patients Have Meningitis Symptoms

The CEO of Minnesota pain clinics that used a steroid now linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak says four patients have shown symptoms.

10/05/2012

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Several Minn. Clinics Gave Drug Tied To Outbreak

A Minnesota health official says the state hasn’t found any cases of a rare kind of meningitis, as federal health officials warned doctors and hospitals to avoid a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening national outbreak.

10/04/2012

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8 Wisconsinites Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak

State health officials say eight people in Wisconsin are among those sickened by a salmonella outbreak in 19 states

04/05/2012

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Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Chicks, Ducklings

Health officials say 39 people have been sickened from a salmonella outbreak spread through handling baby chicks or ducklings.

06/10/2011

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Minnesota Officials Say Measles Outbreak Is Over

It’s been six weeks since the state’s last measles case. The totals from the state’s worst outbreak in years stand at 23 cases including 14 children who had to be hospitalized. But there were no deaths.

06/09/2011

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U.S. On Track For Most Measles Cases In A Decade

The United States seems to be on track to have more measles cases than any year in more than a decade, with virtually all cases linked to other countries, including Europe where there’s a big outbreak.

05/05/2011

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MN Health Officials Worried Over Possible Measles Outbreak

Currently, 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.

03/31/2011

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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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11th Measles Case Reported In Minn.

The Minnesota Department of Health says they have found a 11th case of measles in Minnesota.

03/23/2011

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More Measles Cases Reported In Minn.

The Minnesota Department of Health reports a number of new case of measles in the state, bringing the number found since February to nine total.

03/22/2011

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MDH: 6 Cases Of Measles In A Month

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed two more cases of measles in Minnesota.

03/18/2011

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