Video Report: Flu Season in Minnesota Kicking Off with Influenza B
Dec 14, 2019 07:35AM
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From WDIO-TV - December 13, 2019
Flu season in Minnesota is off to an unusual start, with the B strain of influenza causing most of the lab-confirmed cases instead of the usual A strain.
The Star Tribune reports that the Minnesota Department of Health released data Thursday showing that B strains made up about 80% of the positive flu specimens obtained in clinics and hospitals that were tested in the first week of December.
A strains appeared first in the state's past 10 flu seasons and did most of the damage. B strains barely registered until February.
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