As COVID Vaccine Trials Set To Start In Minnesota, Some Experts Doubt Safe Drug Will Be Ready By NovemberThe federal government says we could have a COVID-19 vaccine in about eight weeks, but some Minnesotans could get one as soon as Thursday.
What Exactly Does The COVID-19 Positivity Rate Tell Us?The positivity rate -- the percentage of positive cases among those who are tested -- is one of the main metrics the Minnesota Department of Health uses to determine what should open or be dialed back.
Dr. Michael Osterholm On Pandemic: 'We Have An Incredible Journey Ahead Of Us Yet'COVID-19 cases are down in Minnesota and Wisconsin, but they are skyrocketing in other parts of the country.
Coronavirus Update: Researchers Warn Of Critical Drug Shortages If Supply Chain Info Isn't Made PublicInfectious disease researchers at the University of Minnesota are urging pharmaceutical companies to be transparent about their supply chains as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could lead to shortages of critical drugs.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: WCCO Viewers' Biggest COVID-19 Questions, AnsweredAre cases just ramping up? How concerned should we be about packages? Will the virus mutate and change?
Minnesota Disease Expert Says Coronavirus Spread Unlikely But Would Have High ConsequenceThe deadly virus that is shutting down entire cities and crippling travel on the lunar new year holiday weekend has made its way to the U.S.
Good Question: Why Isn't There An Ebola Vaccine?Good question: When will and Ebola vaccine arrive?
Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?All across the state, workplaces, doctors’ offices and drug stores have been offering the flu shot. For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Minnesota Department of Health have recommended people get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available, which is generally the middle to end of September.
Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Cold Weather EditionJason DeRusha replies to your cold weather questions.
Disease Expert: Flu Season ‘Not That Severe’ Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn't rank among the most severe.
'U' Expert: We Need A Better Flu ShotHealth officials say it's a good time to get a flu shot. But one expert says it's also time for a better vaccine.
'U' Expert: Europe's E. Coli Outbreak Could Happen HereA Minnesota disease expert says the deadly E. coli outbreak in Europe could happen here.
Is Bird Flu Making A Comeback?Avian flu claimed 310 lives in 15 countries from 2004 to 2006, then the disease quieted down -- until now.
'U' Expert: Food Safety Improvements OverblownThe United States has made little progress on preventing food-borne illness, despite what Americans have been told in recent months.