ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 144 flu-related hospitalizations in the week ending Jan. 4, with H1N1 the most commonly reported strain this season.

Influenza is widespread in Minnesota, with the number of flu cases doubling for the second straight week.

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