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Joe Kurland talks flu vaccine with Wired

Joseph Kurland, vaccine specialist, spoke to Wired about people’s perceptions of the flu vaccine.

Joe Kurland talks differences between flu shot and nasal spray

Joe Kurland discussed the differences between the flu vaccine and nasal spray.

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What you need to know about the mumps

Mumps is a contagious virus passed from one person to another through saliva, nasal secretions and close personal contact. Here's what you need to know.

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En la clínica de atención primaria prestamos una amplia variedad de servicios relacionados con las necesidades típicas de la infancia; y si encontramos algo irregular, le pondremos en contacto con los servicios correspondientes dentro del sistema de Children’s de Minnesota.

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HPV vaccine important to protect children

Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of cervical cancer cases has been cut in half.

Children’s Minnesota does everything possible to prevent and treat pain – Introducing Children’s Comfort Promise

Nobody likes to get shots, but evidence supports that if we follow the four easy steps, children will have less pain with needle procedures.

Huffington Post: More parents are refusing vaccines for their kids

Huffington Post published an article about a new study that found more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children.

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.

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Measles and how to protect against it

Measles is caused by a virus. Sometimes people say “it’s just a virus,” which ignores the fact that some of the most dangerous germs we know are viruses, measles included.

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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.