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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.


Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Chisago; Kanabec; Washington
Expires: 3/31/2015 8:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix
Expires: 3/31/2015 8:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
37°
62° | 43°
  • Feels like: 37° F
  • Wind: WSW 3mph
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Wed Windy with times of sun and clouds
    70° | 44°
  • Thu Partly cloudy and windy
    56° | 34°
  • Fri Mostly sunny
    46° | 30°
  • Sat Mix of sun and clouds
    54° | 40°

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