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“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.

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Consequences of vitamin K refusal at birth devastating, irreversible

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding cases have increased as a result of parents refusing to have their kids receive vitamin K at birth.

When to vaccinate against measles

Our infection prevention team has received questions about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine from concerned parents since measles began dominating national news coverage.

Opting out of vaccination is ‘recipe for outbreak’

Patsy Stinchfield of Children's Minnesota discusses the risks of opting out of vaccinations.

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Measles

Learn more about the measles and the MMR vaccine.

5 flu myths busted

Dr. Gigi Chawla talks flu myths on ABC News.

The facts about this year’s flu vaccine

Despite what some vaccination opponents have written and some media have reported, the drifted flu strain doesn't mean the vaccine doesn't work.