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Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota talks about pandemics in 2005. He is in front of a famous photo of a roomful of 1918 pandemic flu victims. Don Davis/file photo - Minn. State Capitol Bureau

Minnesota prepares for fall flu outbreak

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Health officials are preparing for a pandemic flu that kills many Minnesotans.

Or a flu almost no one notices.

Or something in between.


"Anything could happen," said John Stine, assistant Minnesota Health Department commissioner. "There is no way of giving you a forecast."

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