U.S.: Deadly Flu season in Minnesota claims 2 more lives, outbreak to lessen

Posted on April 8, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Warning, Travel Health, United-States

According to startribune.com, “Two more flu-related deaths were confirmed in Minnesota last week, down from four the previous week, as this season’s outbreak continues to slow. The number of people hospitalized with flu symptoms last week was 15, the Minnesota Department of Health said in its weekly influenza update. That’s down from roughly 600 per week at the outbreak’s peak in mid-January. There were no reported outbreaks in nursing homes and only one school outbreak. This has been the deadliest flu season in Minnesota for years, claiming 186 lives since October.” Read Article

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