'Unprecedented Demand' For Flu Shots Causing ShortageWith COVID-19 concerns and regular flu season warnings, health care providers say they're seeing an unprecedented demand for flu vaccines.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: HealthPartners Stops COVID-19 Vaccine Trials After AstraZeneca Reports UK Patient Had Serious Side EffectA COVID-19 vaccine about to be tested on Minnesotans is now being investigated for potentially serious side effects.
Who Will Get To Take The COVID-19 Vaccine First?Once a vaccine is manufactured, it has to be distributed. The big question regards who will get to receive it first.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Searching For Hundreds Of Volunteers To Aid In Finding COVID-19 CureResearchers at the University of Minnesota desperately need volunteers in an effort to find a cure or vaccine for COVID-19.
Hundreds Rally To Oppose Bill Limiting Vaccine ExemptionsA proposed Minnesota Senate bill would remove language in state law that allows parents to "conscientiously" object to the shots.
Vaccine Clinic Look-UpNeed to get a vaccination but not sure where to go? Check out the Vaccine Clinic Look-Up at the Minnesota Department of Health.
71 Rochester Students Ordered Out Of Class Over Vaccination ConcernsDozens of students in one Minnesota school district were ordered out of class Wednesday.
Rochester Students Could Be Sent Home If Not VaccinatedMore than 100 students in Rochester will be sent home from school unless they can prove they've been vaccinated or are exempt.
Good Question: How Are Vaccines Approved?Experts say do not expect to see any possible protection from the Zika virus on the market until at least 2018.
Vaccine Skeptics Find Unexpected Allies In Conservative GOPAs vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans. Though the stereotype of a vaccine skeptic is a coastal, back-to-the-land type, it's generally been Democratic-controlled states that have tightened vaccination laws.
Doctor: Measles Can Be Tough For Younger Doctors To SpotMeasles was all but eradicated in the U.S. decades ago, thanks to the immunization program. That's a problem for some doctors. Hennepin County Medical Center's Dr. David Hilden said younger physicians sometimes don't make a measles diagnosis until the appearance of a rash, which is a late stage symptom.
'U' Student With Measles Passes Infectious StageMinnesota's only active measles case, a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student, has passed the infectious stage. It will be at least another week until health officials find out if that one case spread elsewhere.
Health Officials Emphasize Importance Of Flu ShotsIt's the time of year when health officials recommend getting your flu shot. Children's Hospitals and Clinics has already started to see a few influenza cases.
CDC Goal: More Immunizations For MN StudentsBeginning next year, children may be getting a few extra vaccination shots when at the doctor. The health department wants to change the school immunization rules beginning in September 2014 to reflect the Centers for Disease Control recommendations.
Reality Check: Sequester’s Impact On Minn. Is Lower Than MostMinnesotans could suffer from those budget cuts too. Some over time, and some right away.