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Flu Deaths in Minnesota

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     There's more evidence today of how dangerous the flu can be -- Minnesota Health Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the state's latest flu-related death -- he died in a St. Paul Hospital.
     A 14-year-old St. Louis Park girl is fighting for her life -- doctors give her just a 50-50 chance of survival from influenza.
     Health officials say it's part of a spike in the number of flu cases.
    Patients have been filling urgent care centers and emergency rooms across the region. 
    Health Officials say it's still early, so the flu season has the potential to be severe.


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