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Grand Rounds: Herpes Simplex Virus infections in children

Dec 08, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, Minneapolis

Richard Andersen, MD

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The flu shot is the best defense against influenza

The flu, or influenza, is a complex, highly-contagious virus that is nearly impossible to predict. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.

Star Tribune: Helping your kids handle the flu shot

Patsy Stinchfield provided the Star Tribune with information about the flu vaccine and influenza virus.

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.

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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.

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Zika virus health warnings and prevention tips

Dr. Gigi Chawla shared the latest information regarding Zika virus on WCCO "Mid-Morning."

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.

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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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.