Influenza season is officially upon us, a fact that was underscored this week by the deaths of two elderly Minnesota women. They died from complications from the H3N2 seasonal flu strain.
The Minnesota Department of Health is again urging everyone 6 months of age and older to get vaccinated.
Kris Ehresmann joined All Things Considered host Tom Craan to talk about this year's flu season. Ehresmann is the Director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division at the Minnesota Department of Health.