HEALTHBEAT Where have all the flu germs gone?
Every winter I can count on doing at least one story about the extent of seasonal influenza. This year? Nothing, nada, zilch. I can't remember the last time this happened.
So what gives? It seems... Posted on 4/13/10 at 11:23 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Sneezing and sanitizing
The other day, someone told me they no longer hear people say, "Bless you" when a person sneezes. Instead, people these days tend to get this look of fear in their faces whenever a... Posted on 10/26/09 at 5:34 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Did I Just Kill 17 Million People? Oopsie!
I committed mass murder by accident this morning.
Someone linked me this educational game that's supposed to teach you how difficult it is to manage a pandemic flu situation. Essentially, you get to m... Posted on 10/22/09 at 4:47 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER State settles in for long flu fight
State health officials are tweaking their H1N1 swine influenza guidelines as Minnesota settles in for an unpredictable flu fight that could last months.
Doctors and clinicians have sent more than 400 ... Posted on 5/4/09 at 12:56 PM
SLAYTON — Lincoln, Lyon, Murray & Pipestone Public Health will host a public H1N1 vaccination clinic from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Murray County Health and Human Services Building, 3001 Maple Road, Slayton.
WORTHINGTON — By the time the first case of H1N1 novel influenza, often called “swine flu,” was confirmed in Minnesota April 29, people were already worried about the virus’s unusually high fatality rate and its inclination to strike young people as easily as elderly ones.
NRCHS still experiencing vaccine shortage; community clinics to be delayed
WORTHINGTON — It was a disappointing turnout for H1N1 flu shot clinics offered to preschool through 12th grade students in Ellsworth, Hills-Beaver Creek, Adrian and Round Lake-Brewster school districts on Friday and Monday.
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.
Public Health hosts first H1N1 clinics
WORTHINGTON — Some people reportedly stood in line for two hours Wednesday night, waiting for their children to receive the H1N1 novel influenza vaccine at Prairie Elementary in Worthington. It was the second flu clinic hosted by Nobles-Rock Community Health Services this week, with the first on Monday in Luverne.
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.
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