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Two more Minnesota children die from the flu

Star Tribune reported today that two more unvaccinated Minn. children die of the flu according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The names are not released yet, but one was 8 years old and the other was 17 months old. They were from Hennepin and Isanti county.

5 Eyewitness News reported that flu deaths in children are infrequent but not rare. There have been 13 flu deaths nationally this year, and 3 of the 13 have been in Minnesota.

State Health Officials have no explanation for the odd cluster of fatalities in Minnesota. 85% of the outbreaks in schools have been in the past 3 weeks this year, reported Kare11 News.