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Published December 31, 2013, 02:53 PM

Flu season building steam

Health officials are concerned about the return of the H1N1 virus. It emerged in 2009 and had its biggest impact on children. They are now seeing an increase in cases in people between the ages of 20 and 40.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAZ

Flu season is ramping up across the Dakota's and Minnesota. The number of confirmed cases is on the rise.

Health officials are concerned about the return of the H1N1 virus. It emerged in 2009 and had its biggest impact on children. They are now seeing an increase in cases in people between the ages of 20 and 40.

There are currently 23 H1N1 cases in North Dakota. Minnesota health officials are reporting more than 100 influenza hospitalizations so far this season.

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