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Ramsey Co. Man Dies Of Meningitis, MDH Urges Vaccinations

A Ramsey County man’s death from meningitis has the Minnesota Department of Health urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated. There have been meningococcal meningitis outbreaks in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles recently, affecting gay and bisexual men in those metro areas.

07/17/2015

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Outbreaks Of Norovirus Are Hitting Minnesota Hard

fter an awful start to the flu season, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now reports the state is on track to experience one of its worst years for norovirus.

12/23/2014

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Health Officials: Norovirus Hitting MN Hard This Season

Minnesota health officials are stressing hand hygiene to combat the outbreaks of norovirus – commonly called the stomach flu – that have been hitting the state recently

12/22/2014

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Health Officials Say 3 E. Coli Cases Linked To Lake Minnetonka

State health officials said Friday at least three people have been diagnosed with E. coli from swimming near Big Island on Lake Minnetonka over the Fourth of July holiday. Health officials said the illnesses happened with young adults that were all within the seven-county Twin Cities metro.

07/19/2013

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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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Flu Outbreaks Cancel Sporting Events, Spur Hospital Restrictions

Influenza outbreaks are forcing Minnesota schools and hospitals to make changes to protect students and visitors.

01/08/2013