Prevent the Flu: Videos
Video series featuring the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, interviewing Minnesotans about influenza and flu shots.
Novel and Variant Influenza A Viruses
New (novel) and highly pathogenic influenza A viruses have the potential to cause a pandemic if the virus were to change to become easily and sustainably spread from person-to-person. Variant influenza A virus does not usually infect people but occur in pigs, and are very different from human seasonal viruses.