DULUTH - If a third wave of the H1N1 virus sweeps across the Northland, it will find an adult population that has mostly not bothered to get vaccinated. The low rate among young adults is a special cause for concern, public health officials say.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swine flu infections remain low in Minnesota, although the Minnesota Department of Health is reporting one more confirmed death.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal testing has identified the swine flu in pigs at two North Carolina farms.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New statistics from the state Health Department show that swine flu activity in the state remains at a low ebb, although five new deaths were reported.RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON - Nobles-Rock Community Health Services will offer H1N1 vaccine clinics for children in preschool through 12th grade Friday in Ellsworth and Hills-Beaver Creek schools and Monday in Adrian and Round Lake-Brewster schools.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's influenza activity has been downgraded to local, states updated information from the Minnesota Dept. of Health, although 10 more influenza-related deaths in Minnesota residents have been confirmed.RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON — Nobles-Rock Community Health Services has a limited amount of the 2009 H1N1 vaccine to be offered for children ages 6 months through 6 years.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting three more swine flu-related deaths.RELATED CONTENT
DULUTH, Minn. – “It’s just unbelievable,” said Debbie Walczynski of her son’s improbable death last week after a bout with the H1N1 flu.RELATED CONTENT
Influenza activity appears to be down in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way.
ATLANTA (AP) — A new national poll found that only about a third of adults who have tried to get a swine flu vaccine have been able to get it. The numbers are about the same for parents who tried to get the vaccine for their children.RELATED CONTENT
Area counties still waiting for vaccine
WORTHINGTON — Absentee rates are nearly back to normal in schools throughout the region after the second wave of the H1N1 novel influenza spread across the region in recent weeks.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The swine flu virus has been confirmed in a cat treated at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.RELATED CONTENT
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PARK RAPIDS - As the H1N1 virus continues to spread nationwide, schools continue to experience absences eclipsing the 100 mark and Halloween events are canceled, community health director Chris Broeker worries that the fatalities reported have overshadowed the fact that many people are successfully recovering from the virus.RELATED CONTENT