Joe Kurland, MPH, vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, made a guest appearance on KARE-TV.
Studies showed that for the past three flu seasons FluMist failed to provide the same level of protection as a flu shot.
Patsy Stinchfield, director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota, discusses this year’s flu season with WCCO-TV.
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.
Zika primarily infects humans and other primates and is spread through bites by the Aedes mosquito species.
Learn more about the mosquito-borne Zika virus from Patsy Stinchfield, director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota.
Joe Kurland, a vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children's Minnesota, discusses influenza and the importance of getting the flu vaccine.
Influenza can come on suddenly, with symptoms often including fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and fatigue.
Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.
January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis
Study findings presented by Amanda Nickel, Clinical Research Associate I, Research and Sponsored Programs.