Health officials say the worst of the flu season is likely over in Minnesota. Kris Ehresmann, the state Health Department's infectious disease director, said Thursday the illness has peaked in Minnesota.
As students return from winter break this week, officials at the University of Minnesota say those who are experiencing flu symptoms should stay home. Due to a high number of flu cases, officials have suspended an attendance policy that requires a doctor's note if a student is absent on the fi…
Minnesota health officials have confirmed 23 more flu-related deaths, raising the season total to 27. Health Commissioner Edward Ehlinger told reporters Thursday the state is in the midst of its most severe flu outbreak in several years, and it's putting stress on the health care system.
State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Minnesota has risen to four. A weekly influenza report from the Minnesota Department of Health says 578 people have been hospitalized since the flu season began in October.