MN Flu Cases Still Low 30 Nov 12

The influenza virus is still circulating at only low levels across Minnesota. The state Department of Health is reporting 11 hospitalizations in the past week, and a total of 41 since the start of the flu season in October. There have been no flu-related deaths in Minnesota so far. Seven schools reported flu outbreaks last week, but there were none in the state’s nursing homes. State health officials encourage everyone over six months of age to get vaccinated.