First influenza case of 2011-12 season reported in Minnesota
Minnesota has recorded its first case of influenza for the 2011-12 season in a 26-year-old woman from Olmsted County, the state Department of Health announced today.
The Minnesota Department of Health Public Health Laboratory confirmed the woman's illness was caused by the A (H3) strain of the virus, which appears to be covered by this year's flu vaccine.
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