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‘The flu’ may not be the flu

Influenza can come on suddenly, with symptoms often including fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and fatigue.

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Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.

Hospitalizations due to vaccine preventable infections in Native Americans

Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Minneapolis

Study findings presented by Amanda Nickel, Clinical Research Associate I, Research and Sponsored Programs.

Grand Rounds: Salmonella

Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Minneapolis

This week's grand rounds will feature:

For Health Professionals

Children's Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

Locations and Contact us

Visiting us? Get all the information you need to get to our locations and contact us.


We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to expect

We ask families to complete an extensive questionnaire before your visit. Please make sure that all medical records that might be pertinent—including physician notes, X-ray and other imaging studies, and blood test results—are sent to us in advance. This will help us come up with a diagnosis and treatment plan as quickly as possible.

Meet the team

The infectious diseases team includes:

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to bring your child for infectious diseases care is a major decision. You need all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.That's why we share our outcomes with you. In medicine, "outcomes" measure the end results of a treatment. They're an objective way of gauging how good a hospital is at treating your child's condition. As you'll see, the infectious diseases outcomes at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are outstanding.