CDC Sending Minnesota $10 Million For COVID-19 ResponseThe Centers for Disease Control on Prevention is sending millions of dollars to states across the country, including Minnesota, for the coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Confirms 3rd Presumptive Case Of COVID-19, Patient In Critical ConditionA third person in Minnesota has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and is in critical condition, state health officials announced Tuesday.
Good Questions: Busting Coronavirus MythsSeveral WCCO viewers have sent in Good Questions about the new coronavirus. Here’s what the experts have to say.
How Effective Are Face Masks?The Minnesota Department of Health says there’s no reason for healthy people to wear face masks to prevent illnesses, especially with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
Minnesota Man Evacuated From Wuhan Arrives In U.S.So far more than 500 American have been taken out of Wuhan, China: the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. But for those still there, time is running out.
Third Minnesota Sample Sent To CDC For Coronavirus TestingThe Minnesota Department of Health sent another sample to the Center for Disease Control for coronavirus testing early this week.
MDH: Lab Results Come Back Negative For 2 Minnesotans Tested For CoronavirusThe Minnesota Department of Health received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Monday that two cases sent to the CDC for testing came back negative for coronavirus.
How Long Are We Contagious? Good QuestionAnyone who's had to flu knows it can knock you a person out for days. Schools and daycares often want kids to stay home until they are fever-free for 24 hours. That had Patrick from Minnetonka wanting to know: How long are we contagious? Good Question.
CDC: Pregnant Women Are More Susceptible To Getting The FluFlu season is here and the CDC says too many pregnant women go unprotected from the bug. A new survey found only about half of expectant mothers get their flu shots.
How To Talk To Your Kids About VapingIt's a dangerous trend that's affecting young people. The CDC reports that 16% of lung injuries from vaping are happening to people 18 years old or younger.
Department Of Health: Rare Fungal Infection Cases On The RiseThe Minnesota Department of Health says the state is seeing more cases than expected this year involving blastomycosis, a rare fungal infection, likely due to favorable environmental conditions.
What You Should Know About Tick Season In MinnesotaSpring officially began in March, and with warmer weather on the way we can expect ticks to arrive with it. The University of Minnesota School of Public Health says deer ticks are spreading and becoming more common-- and the time to watch out for ticks is now.
CDC Looks At Just How Many Americans Are Eating Fast FoodFast food has become a major part of the American diet, and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals just how many adults eat it.
Minnesota Adult Obesity Rate Rising Slower Than Neighboring StatesMinnesota is now the only state in the Midwest consensus region--a sample of 12 states--with a rate below 30 percent.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.