• By Dana Sparks

Science Saturday: The flu is nothing to sneeze about!

January 11, 2020

In a new podcast from the Bow Tie Bandit and Mayo Clinic Laboratories, learn important facts about influenza, such as why should we get vaccinated every year, when it's time to go see your health care provider, and common misconceptions regarding the flu shot.

Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., a clinical microbiologist, and Priya Sampathkumar, M.D., an infectious disease specialist, both from Mayo Clinic, sit down with Justin Kreuter, M.D., (aka the Bowtie Bandit), to explain influenza and how it differs from other respiratory infections. And if you listen closely, you might hear a prediction of a future without a flu shot.

The Flu: Nothing to Sneeze About! is the most recent in a series of podcasts hosted by Dr. Kreuter, discussing various topics related to lab medicine.


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