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Minnesota family learns their baby has extremely rare, fatal disease

The baby's mother is hoping to provide her son with the best life possible.

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Minnesota boy diagnosed with rare tick-borne disease

The boy is believed to have contracted the disease from a tick in the Buffalo area.

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Toddler's life hangs in balance as drug for rare disease is set to be discontinued

"Our kids will die without their medicine," says a fundraiser started by NPC moms.

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25 cases of rare child disease possibly linked to COVID-19 in MN

It's extremely rare, but health officials want parents to be aware.

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Horse dies from rare virus, a sign mosquitos in MN are carrying it

EEE is a rare virus spread by mosquitos that can infect humans.

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CDC: Acute Flaccid Myelitis increase could join COVID-19, flu this fall

It's an extremely rare condition, with between 0-11 cases in Minnesota each year since 2014.

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Coronavirus: Pandemic perspectives from U of M expert, Mayo doctor

A Mayo doctor says 80% of people who get the virus won't even know they have it.

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Virus from midges has been causing deer deaths in Minnesota

Two deaths have been confirmed, and several more are suspected.

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Sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Minnesota

There were more than 32,000 reported cases of STDs in 2018.

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Minnesota's bat population is being decimated by disease

Huge declines have been noted, which in turn is helping mosquitoes flourish.

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Governor proposes $4.5M to stop spread of chronic wasting disease

He also wants to dedicate $1.1 million to fighting the disease annual henceforth.

2 more deer hunts will be held in Minnesota this month

It's part of the battle against chronic wasting disease.

7th MN child diagnosed with disease that attacks nervous system

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating.

Rare neurological disease reported in six Minnesota kids

Officials are investigating this "rare but potentially severe" condition.

How Prior Lake boy's strep throat led to a rare and devastating disorder

Parker Barnes has been battling the PANDAS disorder for 18 months.

Heart disease in dogs linked to ingredients in food, FDA says

It's most common in large and giant breed dogs.

Minnesota leads the US in cases of a rare, deadly tick-borne disease

The disease can cause swelling of the brain and often proves fatal.

A word of warning before using hotel pools this summer

They're the most common setting for water-borne diseases.

Ticks are spreading more diseases every year in Minnesota

More than 26,000 tick-borne disease cases in Minnesota since 2004.

A 'nightmare bacteria' has a MN doctor's attention

It was found at an Iowa nursing home last year.

Minnesotans eat fewer fruits and vegetables than the average American

The CDC revealed how crappy our eating habits are – just in time for the holidays.

Legionnaires' disease puts 2 in the hospital

The state's investigating the outbreak in Maple Grove.