Fans Headed to Super Bowl Asked to Get Flu Shot

- Inside Edition Staff

The flu epidemic is giving new meaning to “Super Bowl fever.” Authorities fear U.S. Banks Stadium in Minneapolis, where the game is being held, could become a giant Petri dish for the flu virus. Fans going to Minneapolis are being asked to get vaccinated or not attend the game if they are sick. A million visitors are expected. In past years cities that have sent teams to the Super Bowl reportedly suffered a spike in flu deaths among people over 65.