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What Minnesotans need to know about Zika virus

Zika primarily infects humans and other primates and is spread through bites by the Aedes mosquito species.

Patsy Stinchfield weighs in on how the Zika virus affects Minnesotans

Learn more about the mosquito-borne Zika virus from Patsy Stinchfield, director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota.

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Children’s Pedcast: Influenza and the flu vaccine

Joe Kurland, a vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, discusses influenza and the importance of getting the flu vaccine.

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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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Influenza

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:

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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.