Flu in MN Still Widespread 31 Jan 14

The state Health Department reports flu activity remains widespread in Minnesota. 

The weekly update shows the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to drop last week, but more schools reported probable outbreaks. 

There were 84 confirmed flu-related hospitalizations statewide.  Nineteen schools reported likely outbreaks, up from 10 the previous week.

There was only one report of a flu outbreak in a Minnesota nursing home last week.  That compares to five a week earlier. 

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