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Grand Rounds: Pediatric Lyme Disease

July 25, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH

Siman Nuurali on efforts to improve vaccination rates in Minnesota communities

Siman Nuurali, quality and patient safety specialist, shares Children’s Minnesota’s outreach efforts with the Minnesota Somali community surrounding the 2017 Measles outbreak.

Patsy Stinchfield on the spread of vaccine misinformation

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and control, shared her insights on misinformation about vaccines spread through social media.

Dr. Anu Kalaskar speaks to potential treatments for Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Dr. Anu Kalaskar spoke about potential treatments for Acute Flaccid Myelitis if it is found to be an auto immune disorder.

Dr. Emily Chapman addresses concerns about Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Dr. Emily Chapman, chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs, spoke with Romper about whether Acute Flaccid Myelitis is contagious.

Grand Rounds: Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The new polio?

November 29, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Bill Pomputius, MD

Grand Rounds: Tick bites: Practical guidelines on prevention, prophylaxis and treatments

August 9, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Kiran Belani, MD

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Treating and preventing the spread of influenza

Influenza, or “the flu,” is a highly contagious respiratory viral infection that can leave people of all ages feeling miserable. The most common symptoms include: a high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, and feeling tired.

Dr. Laura Hoyt recipient of Betty Hubbard Award

Dr. Laura Hoyt, the Medical Director of the Minnesota Perinatal and Pediatric HIV Program at Children's received the Betty Hubbard Award.

Young girl getting shot, tightly hugging teddy bear

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.