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Terri Hyduke of the Children's Physician Network says that calls to the Minnesota FluLine are returned by nurses in a matter of minutes. When it opened a month ago, waits of up to 13 hours were reported. Photo by Don Davis.

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Minnesota's H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way.

"We may be down in terms of influenza activity," State Epidemiologist Dr. Ruth Lynfield said Wednesday.

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However, she warned, other states also have seen the H1N1 swine flu wane before another wave hits.

"We are preparing for a potential third wave that could happen in January or February," Lynfield said.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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