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November 13, 2009
Flu claims 7, but cases drop
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials report seven more Minnesotans died of the flu at a time when fewer cases were reported across the state. "For the second week in a row, we do have some promising indicators that we may be having a downward trend in activity," State Epidemiologist...
November 13, 2009 - 7:30am
October 29, 2009
2 more flu deaths confirmed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 29, 2009 - 7:11am
October 8, 2009
2 schools reach flu-symptom threshold
School District 192 is required to notify the Minnesota Department of Health when a school has at least 5 percent of the student population absent due to influenza-like illness or if there are three or more students in a single classroom absent due to influenza-like illness. This...
education / health
October 8, 2009 - 2:32pm
September 28, 2009
CDC says relaxing rules of sick leave would help during flu outbreak
WILLMAR -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending employers relax their requirement for a doctor's note to validate illness...
September 28, 2009 - 7:04am
September 15, 2009
Flu studies show people contagious seven days after fever ends
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the coughing stops is probably a better sign of when a swine flu patient is no longer contagious, experts said after seeing new research that suggests the virus can still spread many days after a fever goes away. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
September 15, 2009 - 7:27am
Public health gears up for nasty flu season
It's that time of year again - the sneezing, the wheezing, the dripping, the stuffiness, the chills and the fever. It's that annoying part of life called flu season. Health officials from the Minnesota Department of Health, along with Douglas County Public Health and local healthcare...
September 15, 2009 - 7:05am
September 4, 2009
Flu sends 120 4-H'ers home from fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesota 4-H officials sent 120 youths to their homes across the state from the State Fair today after some came down...
September 4, 2009 - 7:00am
December 12, 2008
Minnesota's first case of culture-confirmed influenza reported
Minnesota has recorded its first culture-confirmed case of influenza for the 2008-09 season in a 39-year-old man from Chisago County. The man's illness was caused by the A (H1) strain of the virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday, Dec. 12.
News / health
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am