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Infection prevention experts recommend no FluMist nasal spray, only flu shot

Studies showed that for the past three flu seasons FluMist failed to provide the same level of protection as a flu shot.

Patsy Stinchfield provides expertise on influenza outbreak

Patsy Stinchfield, director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota, discusses this year’s flu season with WCCO-TV.

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How to avoid, treat winter illnesses

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to share ways that parents can avoid and treat illnesses in winter with their children.

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Children’s Pedcast: Influenza and the flu vaccine

Joe Kurland, a vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children's Minnesota, discusses influenza and the importance of getting the flu vaccine.

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‘The flu’ may not be the flu

Influenza can come on suddenly, with symptoms often including fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and fatigue.

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Influenza

Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP

“Children’s Pedcast”: Patsy Stinchfield on vaccines, infection prevention

Children's director of Infection Prevention and Control discusses a number of topics pertaining to immunizations.

5 flu myths busted

Dr. Gigi Chawla talks flu myths on ABC News.