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Minnesota Patients Defer Shots for Others

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Minnesota Patients Defer Shots for Others

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Minnesota Patients Defer Shots for Others

Minnesota Patients Defer Shots for Others

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Minnesota is seeing a surplus of flu shots for high-risk patients, some of whom are forgoing the shots so others can have them. Many people in the state are attributing this to "Minnesota Nice." NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Kris Ehresmann, immunization program manager for the Minnesota Department of Health.

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