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Gregory Poland, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Gregory Poland, M.D. Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Director, Immunization Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Director, Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Editor-in-Chief, Vaccine Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence, 2008 Master, American College of Physicians, [...]

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CDC Shutdown: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains What it Means for This Flu Season — and the Next

Federal budget furloughs put work on flu vaccines for 2014-15 'behind the curve' ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 10, 2013 — Flu season is under way, but how many Americans have been hit so far, how badly, and which influenza bugs are to blame is unclear. That information is important to prevent and manage outbreaks, and [...]

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Whooping Cough Outbreaks: Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses Causes, Prevention

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Whooping cough, or pertussis, is making headlines, nearly all of them bad news. At least 18 children have died in recent months in what the U.S. government calls the highest infection rate in 70 years. And the problem is global, with similarly increasing rates reported overseas. While [...]

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The Olympics of Germs: Expert Offers Tips on Avoiding Illness in Crowds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 25, 2012.   Massive crowds from around the globe will mingle in London during the Olympics, and that means a world-class array of germs will mix with them. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert Gregory Poland, M.D., offers several tips for avoiding illness when you are around [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Comment on Olympics, Paralympic Games

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 9, 2012.  Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comment throughout the Olympics and Paralympic Games on everything from the physiology and psychology of competitive athletes to injuries they may be coping with and controversies such as gender testing and doping. Here is a sampling: Michael [...]

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A Physician's Guide for Anti-Vaccine Parents

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In the limited time of an office visit, how can a primary care physician make the case to parents that their child should be vaccinated? During National Infant Immunization Week, a Mayo Clinic vaccine expert and a pediatrician offer suggestions for refuting three of the most common [...]

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