Image courtesy MN Dept. of Health

The flu is blamed for two deaths in Minnesota over the last week.  The state Department of Health’s weekly report now shows a total of three flu-related deaths this season.  There was only one listed the previous week.

Fifty-three patients were hospitalized with influenza the week ending December 2nd. That’s nearly double the 29 hospitalizations in the final week of November. One school and one long-term care facility reported flu outbreaks.

(Learfield News Service)