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Flu hitting nursing facilities in Minnesota, state reports

The flu bug has bitten Minnesota’s nursing care residents particularly hard this winter, a state health official said.

“We’ve seen a record number of outbreaks,” said Kris Ehresmann, director of infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control for the Minnesota Department of Health, in an interview on Thursday. “Our long-term care facility outbreaks are way up.”


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