Influenza Now ‘Widespread’ in Minnesota
According to the Minnesota Department of Health,the Flu (influenza) is now 'widespread' across the state -- with more than 270 hospitalizations reported in Minnesota so far this season. Wabasso Schools in southwest Minnesota called off classes today and again Friday, with more than 20% of the student body sick with the flu...
CDC Declares Flu Widespread in 43 States, Including Minnesota
Good news (not), if you've gotten the flu this season -- you're not immune to getting it again. That's because there are different strains, and having one doesn't prevent you from getting another; and neither does the vaccine necessarily. Getting a flu shot is still recommended because it does protect to a certain degree.