Minnesota Breaks One-Day Flu Shot Record

With the help of some Vikings, the school administered 11,538 shots.

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On Tuesday, 11,538 people received flu shots on the University of Minnesota campus, impressively destroying the previous Guinness world record of 3,721 shots administered in a day, a record set in 2006 at Centra Care Hospital of Sanford, Fla., the Minnesota Daily reports.

The record is not yet official (lots of documentation and paperwork to come), but health officials hope the mass inoculation will reduce the impact of this year's flu season.

And how did the college get so many people to show up to get their arm pricked? Visits by a couple of Minnesota Vikings didn't hurt, but maybe this ridiculous video did: