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H1N1 Novel Influenza
February 1, 2010
Swine flu still a risk, but many adults are not vaccinated
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. More than a month after vaccine for...
February 1, 2010 - 5:00pm
December 8, 2009
Nobles-Rock to offer H1N1 vaccine clinics in schools
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. The clinics will begin at 9 a.m. and go until...
December 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
December 2, 2009
10 more influenza-related deaths confirmed in Minn. residents
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. One of the deaths was due to seasonal influenza Type B and...
December 2, 2009 - 12:54pm
November 30, 2009
H1N1 vaccine clinic is tonight, Wednesday
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. A clinic will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Luverne school cafeteria. A clinic will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at...
November 30, 2009 - 2:13pm
November 25, 2009
Swine flu kills 32-year-old Duluth man with no chronic medical conditions
DULUTH, Minn. - "It's just unbelievable," said Debbie Walczynski of her son's improbable death last week after a bout with the H1N1 flu. Matthew James Walczynski, 32, of Duluth, came home from work Nov. 6 running a fever of 103.8 degrees and went straight to bed, his mother said...
November 25, 2009 - 9:52am
November 19, 2009
Latest H1N1 flu report has better news
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way. "We may be down in terms of influenza activity," State Epidemiologist Dr. Ruth Lynfield said Wednesday. However, she warned, other states also have...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Area H1N1 flu numbers declining
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. Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) Administrator Brad Meyer said health care officials estimate...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
Epidemiologist answers some common questions about the H1N1 virus
Is it hype, hysteria or common-sense awareness and preparedness, this flu thing? Ask us next spring, when (we hope) the current flu season peters out -- though even then there still may be no definitive answer to satisfy everyone. In the meantime, some common questions keep popping...
November 2, 2009 - 1:30pm
Flu prompts concerns other than health-based
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...
November 2, 2009 - 10:30am
FDA targeting products that claim to fight swine flu
WASHINGTON - A shampoo that prevents airborne virus particles that settle on the scalp from causing swine flu. Special disposable gloves that offer protection from ATMs, door handles or steering wheels that might be "contaminated" with H1N1. A "natural immunization" that purports...
November 2, 2009 - 9:42am
October 30, 2009
Editorial: Keeping H1N1 under control
By now, most of us have heard enough about H1N1 novel influenza.
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
Northland flu cases rise
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - More than 100 students were out sick Monday at Minnehaha Elementary in Two Harbors with influenza-like symptoms, about 28 percent of student population. "We can expect that we'll have additional cases, but expect that this week will be the peak for the current...
October 29, 2009 - 2:30pm
Health officials confirm: H1N1 claims two more lives
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
H1N1 flu vaccine going to youngest kids
DETROIT LAKES - A special public health strike force went into schools in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Audubon today to administer H1N1 flu vaccine to kindergarteners and first-graders. Parental permission slips were sent home with students on Friday, and it's not clear how many were...
October 28, 2009 - 4:00pm
H1N1 kills healthy 13-year-old
TORONTO -- The swine flu death of an otherwise healthy hockey-playing teen came without warning and should serve as a lesson to parents to keep a close eye on their ill children, the boy's grief-stricken father said Tuesday. Paul Frustaglio said it took barely more than a day for...
October 28, 2009 - 9:46am