Heather Brown talks to a pediatric infectious disease specialist to answer this Good Question (2:45). WCCO 4 News At 10 – January 16, 2020

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Good Question: How Long Are We Contagious With Flu?Heather Brown talks to a pediatric infectious disease specialist to answer this Good Question (2:45). WCCO 4 News At 10 – January 16, 2020
Flu & Cold Season Appears To Be Hitting Kids HarderThe number of flu-like outbreaks in schools spiked last month, explains nurse practitioner Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection control at Children's Minnesota (2:54). WCCO This Morning - January 8, 2020
With Flu Widespread In Minnesota, How To Avoid Catching ItVirtuwell nurse practitioner Kate Van De Velde shares some advice (3:09). WCCO This Morning - January 7, 2020
CDC: We Could Be Nearing The Peak Of Flu SeasonHealth officials are urging “it’s not too late to get the flu shot" as we may be approaching the peak of flu season, Frank Vascellaro reports (0:43). WCCO 4 News At 5 – January 3, 2019
How Long Do Flu, Cold Germs Last Outside The Body?Dozens of schools reported outbreaks during December, and the flu is widespread in Minnesota as of the end of last week (4:06). WCCO This Morning - January 3, 2020
Hundreds Of Minnesotans Have The FluThe holidays were tough for many Minnesotans because of a spike in the flu, reports Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield (1:48). WCCO 4 News At 10 – January 2, 2020
Good Question: How Long Do Flu Germs Last Outside Our Bodies?Heather Brown stopped by the 3rd grade class at Carondelet Catholic School for some help in answering this Good Question (2:05). WCCO 4 News At 10 – December 23, 2019
Don't Open The Door For Germs This Holiday SeasonHandwashing is the first and most crucial step to avoid catching something, Tom Hanson reports (1:56). WCCO 4 News At Noon - December 20, 2019
Flu Now Widespread In MinnesotaExperts say the flu started showing up in Minnesota in early December, which is normal. Now it's starting to hit with a vengeance, Frank Vascellaro reports (0:50). WCCO 4 News At 10 - December 19, 2019
The Number Of Sick Kids At West Middle School In Shakopee Has Decreased264 kids are absent from school today because of illness, Kim Johnson reports (0:53). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Dec. 17, 2019
Good Question: How Is Flu Season Different This Year?The flu season is off to an early and alarming start, reports Heather Brown (2:27). WCCO 4 News At 10 – December 16, 2019
Hundreds Of Shakopee Students Stay Home SickSickness is sweeping through Minnesota schools -- forcing hundreds of kids to stay home, reports Erin Hassanzadeh (2:19). WCCO 4 News At 10 – December 16, 2019
What Helps Cure Colds, And What Doesn't?Multi-symptom cold medicines can be confusing and taking too much of them is dangerous, Heather Brown reports (). WCCO Mid-Morning - December 13, 2019
Flu Season Off To Early And Unusual StartThe southern states are the hardest hit right now, and flu B viruses are dominating, Johny Fernandez reports (1:32). WCCO 4 News At 5 – December 6, 2019
1 in 3 Workers Actually Enjoy Getting Sick For The BreakThey say they don't mind getting sick once in a while so they can get a break from their hectic lives (2:28). WCCO Mid-Morning - November 22, 2019
What Causes Laryngitis, And How Can You Treat It?It's that time of year when the flu and common cold start to ramp up, Heather Brown reports (3:11). WCCO Mid-Morning - November 22, 2019
2 In 5 Have Misdiagnosed Themselves Via Google SearchThe survey shows those who misdiagnosed themselves also thought they had a serious disease (3:28). WCCO Mid-Morning - November 18, 2019
Good Question: Can You Catch A Cold From The Cold?Heather Brown talks to the head of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School to answer this Good Question (2:18). WCCO 4 News At 10 – October 16, 2019
What To Expect From This Year's Flu SeasonNurse Practitioner Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention at Children's Minnesota, talks all things flu (3:36). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 16, 2019
Only Half Of Expectant Mothers Get Flu ShotsA new survey found only about half of expectant mothers get their flu shots. Kate Raddatz explains why pregnant women are more at risk for getting sick -- and what it could mean for their babies (2:06). WCCO 4 News At 6 – Oct. 16, 20196 P.M.
Time To Start Thinking About The Flu ShotDr. Frank Rhame spoke with Kim Johnson about the lifesaving potential of the flu vaccine (3:14). WCCO This Morning – Sept. 24, 2019
Flu Vaccination Season BeginsJeff Wagner talked with health professionals to learn when and how people should be getting their flu shot (1:46). WCCO 4 News At 10 – September 11, 2019
Spring Pollen Season Is In Full SwingLocal respiratory therapist Sean Denning from Corner Home Medical shares some tips on how we can all breathe a little easier (5:49). WCCO 4 News At 10 - April 28, 2019
The Longest Flu Season In Two DecadesCBS News Correspondent Wendy Gillette explains why there are so many cases of the flu this year, Amelia Santaniello reports (1:25). WCCO 4 News At 5 – April 19, 2019

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