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Cases of influenza in Minnesota now widespread, state health department reports

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As of the last week of 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 71 influenza-related hospitalizations for a total of 189 since the flu season began.


There have been no influenza-related deaths identified in people 18 or younger. The most commonly identified strain of flu in the state has been influenza A or H1N1.

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