Are We Better Now At Managing The Flu?You haven't heard us talk much about it the past few months and that's a good thing. Flu numbers are down again this season after record lows last year.
Flu Cases Continue Ramping Up In Minnesota, As Are Flu-Associated DeathsThere have been 13 deaths since the start of the 2021-22 flu season, one of which was considered a pediatric case (among those below 18 years of age).
Following Year Largely Dormant, Influenza Cases Firing Up In MinnesotaLast winter, there were only 35 hospitalizations for the entire flu season. There have already been 166 to date so far this winter, lending credence to health experts' fears that the populace would soon be laboring under a "twindemic."
Can You Get The Flu Shot And The COVID Vaccine?As COVID-19 news fills headlines, there's another vaccine we need to consider. Flu shots are already available at some pharmacies.
COVID Protocols Contribute To Drastic Drop In Minnesota's Flu HospitalizationsThis week, nobody was hospitalized in Minnesota for the flu. It was the same last week.
Flu Numbers Are The Lowest They've Been In The Last Five SeasonsPairing the pandemic with the start of flu season was a frightening prospect earlier this year.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar Calls On CDC To Address Minnesota Flu Vaccine ShortageNot all Minnesotans are able to get their hands on a flu shot, according to Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
With Recent Local COVID Surge, Experts Say It's Time To Recommit To Life-Saving PrecautionsPandemic fatigue is setting in, and the numbers reflect that.
What Do Experts Know About The Flu And COVID-19? Good QuestionAs Minnesota heads into flu season, experts say getting sick could be more complicated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues on. So, what do experts know about both viruses? Good Question.
When Is The Best Time To Get A Flu Shot?Centers for Disease Control chief Robert Redfield says there’s big concern about what could happen as flu season coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota Sees Decline In Flu CasesFor the first time since December, the flu in Minnesota is no longer considered "widespread."
St. Paul Pharmacy Sells Out Face Masks Amidst Flu OutbreaksThe latest numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show hospitalizations from the flu are up compared to this time last year, 43 people have died including a child.
Children Taking Extra Hard Hit From Illnesses This SeasonAn expert says that even though there is current international panic over coronavirus -- the real risk lies with influenza and RSV.
Minn. Department Of Health Reports 113 Flu-Related School OutbreaksFlu-related school outbreaks have tripled since the week of Jan. 5, the Minnesota Department of Health reports.
Minnesota Reports 1st Child Death Of Flu SeasonMinnesota health officials on Thursday reported the first child death of the flu season