F-M area steps up efforts to fight flu
A rising number of flu cases has forced local hospitals, schools and day cares into a battle against the virus.
Last week, health officials said that most of the flu cases in Fargo-Moorhead have likely been of the H1N1 strain, also known as swine flu, versus the seasonal flu.
To prevent further exposure of patients to the virus, MeritCare Health System implemented visitor restrictions this week at its two Fargo hospital locations.
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