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What parents need to know about insect bites and stings

Insect bites and stings are an uncomfortable, and often unavoidable, part of Minnesota summers. We’re sharing what parents need to know about bug bites and bee stings, and how they can be avoided.

Joe Kurland on Zika virus

Children’s infection preventionist shares latest Zika virus information

Joe Kurland, MPH, vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, made a guest appearance on KARE-TV.

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Minnesota spring means ticks, health risks

With ticks come high rates of tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. Get the facts and learn how to prevent tick-borne illnesses.