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Surveillance continues at local health facilites for novel influenza, other flu viruses


WILLMAR -- The H1N1 novel influenza virus is almost certainly circulating in the region, but surveillance indicates that it's neither widespread nor severe.

As of Friday morning, 56 cases of the novel virus had been confirmed by Minnesota's public health laboratory since the outbreak began in late April.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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