Minnesota flu activity picking up

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Nov 30, 2013 at 5:39 am

(St. Paul, MN) -- The Minnesota Department of Health has raised its rating of overall flu activity in the state from "sporadic" to "localized." 

The Health Department received five reports of flu-related hospitalizations and four reports of probable flu outbreaks in Minnesota schools last week.

The department has yet to hear of any outbreaks in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities this season.

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