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Lack of fever in some H1N1 cases complicates prevention effort

[Minnesota Public Radio, October 28, 2009] It appears a lot of people with the H1N1 flu do not experience a fever, and the absence of a fever could mean they are not taking enough precautions to prevent transmitting the virus to others. In Minnesota, the no-fever issue has been a hot topic among some health care providers. "I just actually had a conversation with one of the infectious disease physicians at United Hospital about this very issue, because he had noted that a lot of his colleagues were seeing patients without the fever," said Cindy Larson, an Infection Control Practitioner for Allina Hospitals and Clinics. Read and listen to the full story at minnesota.publicradio.org.

Posted on November 03, 2009 in Allina Health SystemFlu/H1N1/Swine FluMPRRadio

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