Bug Bytes

Bug Bytes is a combined effort of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division and the Public Health Laboratory Division of the Minnesota Department of Health. Bug Bytes provides updates on disease outbreaks and general goings-on in communicable diseases, public health and microbiology.

Bug Bytes was created as a way to say THANK YOU to the infection control practitioners, laboratorians, local public health agencies, and health care providers who work with the Minnesota Department of Health and contribute to a healthy state.

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  • December 22, 2011
    Vol. 12: No. 2
    Topics in This Issue:
    1.  Unusual Swine-Origin Influenza Strain (H3N2) Among Humans
    2.  Unusual Influenza Strain (H1N2) Identified in Infant
    3.  First Minnesota Case of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriacae due to NDM-1
    4.  Said the Night Wind to the Little Lamb

  • March 28, 2011
    Vol. 12: No. 1
    Topics in This Issue:
    1.  World TB Day
    2.  Measles Outbreak
    3.  Nuts, Hazel: E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak
    4.  Influenza-related Deaths in Minnesota, 2010-11
    5.  Pontiac Fever


Updated Monday, August 12, 2013 at 10:51AM