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WEB EXTRA: Tracking Cold and Flu Trends

Updated: 12/19/2014 12:13 PM
Created: 10/29/2013 10:50 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Influenza is back in Minnesota. We've compiled some ways technology is helping to track cold and flu trends:

Cold and Flu Map: Tracking Cold and Flu Trends

See how Web MD Symptom Checker users are reporting cold and flu symptoms in your area.

Centers for Disease Control: Flu Activity and Surveillance

See reports and surveillance methods in the United States

Google Flu Trends

Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity.

FluNearYou

This site combines CDC and Google user-contributed information through Boston Children's Hospital.

Weekly Influenza and Respiratory Activity in Minnesota

See current statistics from the Minnesota Department of Health.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
31°
32° | 30°
  • Feels like: 23° F
  • Wind: SSE 9mph
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Sun Snow changing to rain
    36° | 33°
  • Mon Light rain
    38° | 32°
  • Tue Chance of a few snow showers
    33° | 22°
  • Wed Chance of a few snow showers
    28° | 18°

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