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.
Patsy Stinchfield provided the Star Tribune with information about the flu vaccine and influenza virus.
Huffington Post published an article about a new study that found more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children.
Dr. Gigi Chawla shared the latest information regarding Zika virus on WCCO "Mid-Morning."
Joe Kurland, MPH, vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, made a guest appearance on KARE-TV.
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.
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.