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Flu season has begun in Minnesota

It's unclear how precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will impact flu season this year.

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MDH reacts to President Trump comparing COVID-19 to seasonal flu

COVID-19 is on track to be the third leading cause of death in Minnesota in 2020.

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Drive-up flu shots start Tuesday at Minnesota HealthPartners locations

Experts say it's "doubly important" to get a flu shot this year.

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Mayo specialist: 'Doubly important' to get a flu shot this year

Anyone over the age of 6 months should receive a flu vaccine.

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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.

Amid coronavirus pandemic, flu still 'widespread' in Minnesota

MN's flu season is going strong, with 110 deaths reported so far.

Flu-related illnesses spiking again, 58 deaths in Minnesota so far

There have been 762 flu-related illness outbreaks in Minnesota schools.

Flu-like illness still 'widespread' in MN as schools are hit hard again

Schools were again hit hard by flu-like illness for the week ending Jan. 18.

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Flu-related illness deaths in Minnesota double to 16

The flu is still widespread across the state.

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Flu outbreak hits a further 167 schools prior to Christmas break

The widespread outbreak has also claimed another life.

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Flu-related illnesses prompt cancelation of west metro basketball game

The flu and flu-related illnesses are rampant in Minnesota right now.

State officials report first death of Minnesota flu season

There have been 19 hospitalizations for influenza so far.

Minnesota school closes due to significant flu outbreak

At least 20 percent of their student population is sick.

This has been the worst flu season on record

More than 6,000 people have been hospitalized – and it's not over yet.

Experts: Flu season is showing signs of winding down

But levels remain higher than normal across most of the U.S.

3 more children die of flu in Minnesota

More than 60 kids have died in the United States from the flu.

Flu, pneumonia killing thousands of Americans a week

They're to blame for about 1 of every 10 deaths in the U.S. this year.

How do you know if you've got the flu?

If you get the flu, you're probably wasting your time to go see your doctor.

The year's most common flu strain is particularly nasty

This year's vaccine has proved to be rather ineffective against the nasty H3N2 strain.