HEALTHBEAT New flu, old lessons
It feels as if we've been here before: New type of influenza is identified, virus begins to spread, public health officials sound the alarm.
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Health officials say that since H1N1 flu vaccinations are available at most clinics, pharmacies and other locations, most Minnesotans should get vaccinated.
H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, vaccinat... Posted on 1/9/10 at 12:56 AM
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
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.
John Myers, Duluth News Tribune
, February 01, 2010
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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