Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger sounded an alert on more frequent and costly threats to the public health, referencing measles, tuberculosis, and even the Zika virus and syphilis, according to a statement released by the MDH on Wednesday as… 821 more words
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Health officials are confirming that residents of the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside have been exposed to measles.
The Public Health Authority says they offered vaccinations to inmates and staff at the facility on Sunday. 110 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with Allina Health said Monday they are restricting visitors for all hospitals and clinics due to the recent measles outbreak.
Officials say children ages 5 and younger are asked are asked not to visit hospitals or clinics unless they are seeking medical care. 191 more words
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The number of cases in the Minnesota measles outbreak continues to climb.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that 21 children – all from the Somali community, all unvaccinated — have been confirmed to be infected. 110 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State health officials said Wednesday that there are now 11 cases of measles in Minnesota.
All of the confirmed cases are in Hennepin County, affecting children ages 1 through 5, the Minnesota Department of Health says. 155 more words