Twin Cities Doctors See Increase In Respiratory IllnessWhile influenza is widespread in the state, some doctors say they’re seeing people coming in with other respiratory problems.
MDH: Flu Is Widespread In MinnesotaInfluenza and respiratory illness is now widespread in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. According to MDH, during the week of Dec. 6 indicators showed the flu had spread to be considered widespread across the state.
CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Now In 22 StatesHealth officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus -- enterovirus 68 -- is causing the illnesses.
Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Minnesota ChildThe Minnesota Department of Health says they have a identified a case of enterovirus 68 in a child who was hospitalized with acute respiratory symptoms.