The flu is now considered “widespread” across Minnesota.
In other words, the flu virus has been reported at hospitals all over the state.
Many hospitals are placing restrictions on visitors to stop the spread.
“We’re seeing people with body aches, headaches, high fevers, sore throat, cough, wheezing,” said Dr. Bjorn Peterson.
Emergency rooms across the state are dealing with an increase in the number of people seeking relief from flu-like symptoms. (Read more from “As Flu Spreads, Hospitals Are Restricting Patients” HERE)