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Flu and Respiratory Illnesses on the Rise – MN Hospitals Feeling Strain

According to Centra Care -Minnesota hospitals and clinics are feeling the pinch from a large number of serious cases of respiratory illness — including RSV, flu and lingering COVID. They remind the public to please stay home if you are sick and keep kids out of school and sports if they are sick.

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It’s early days, but it’s looking very possible that Minnesota will have a bad flu season after two years in which COVID-19 measures have helped keep the spread of the virus relatively low.ILI_WeeklyMap