Flu Season Picking Up 07 Dec 12

Minnesota’s flu season is beginning to intensify, with 26 more people being hospitalized in the past week. The Health Department says the statewide total is now up to 70 hospitalizations since the start of fall. One nursing home in Minnesota reported a flu outbreak during this most recent week, along with a total of 4 schools, including a school in Watonwan County. No one in Minnesota has died from influenza so far this season.