Omicron subvariants BA.4.6, BA.2.75.2 drawing attention in MN
Health officials in Minnesota are paying special attention to BA.4.6.
As start of school approaches, Osterholm urges parents to buy high-quality masks
Dr. Michael Osterholm is worried that some districts aren't properly prepared.
Osterholm speaks to Vikings about importance of getting vaccinated
The Vikings reportedly have one of the lowest vaccination rates in the NFL.
Is Minnesota's latest surge plateauing? Expert says 'no idea'
Hospital admissions have leveled off in the past week, though ICU cases have risen.
Osterholm: Time to reconsider in-person learning at schools due to B.1.1.7 threat
Minnesota is seeing rising cases and hospitalizations, with more kids being infected.
U of M's Osterholm denies claim he was 'chief adviser' to NY Gov. Cuomo
Dr. Michael Osterholm says he's only had one five-minute conversation with the governor.
Walz responds to Osterholm's prediction of a variant-driven spike
Osterholm remains confident that the B.1.1.7. variant will cause big problems within 14 weeks.
Osterholm recommends delaying 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Delaying the second dose would allow more people to get a first dose of the vaccine.
Osterholm affidavit ahead of George Floyd trial warns of COVID worsening in March
Prosecutors want to delay the Chauvin trial due to a public health threat.
Osterholm: B117 COVID strain could become major issue in 6-8 weeks
The B117 variant is believed to be more easily transmitted.
Minnesota's vaccine progress being hit by federal delays, leaders say
The Biden-Harris COVID prevention plan will be released Thursday.
What Dr. Michael Osterholm says about new coronavirus strains
"What we're seeing right now in England I think is going to be a harbinger of things to come," said Osterholm.
Osterholm: It's time for a mask mandate, but social distancing more important
The state epidemiologist backs Gov. Walz ordering a mask mandate.
U of M researchers detail 3 ways the coronavirus pandemic could evolve
The research says this pandemic could mimic past influenza pandemics.
U of M's Osterholm: Obesity could be deadly factor in U.S. COVID-19 outbreak
Gov. Walz said on Monday that obesity is a factor the state will start looking at.
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.