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Flulapalooza returns to protect thousands from flu

By Kelli Mitchuson

After a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Flulapalooza returned in person and thousands of Vanderbilt employees and students flocked to the daylong event.

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Home with a cold or the flu? It’s OK to snuggle with your pet, infectious disease doctor says.

By Wayne Wood

Dogs and cats can't catch or spread human disease and "are a comfort, not a hazard"

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When should you take your child to the emergency room for cold or flu symptoms?

By Jessica Pasley

The majority of emergency room visits can be averted with a call or visit to a pediatrician

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Mascots get flu shots in VUMC “anti-viral” video

By Kelsey Herbers

Even canines, chickens and sabre-tooth tigers need protection

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Elevate Team Award

Flulapalooza Team wins Elevate Team Award

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.” 

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First person

Confessions of a Flulapalooza volunteer

By Jill Clendening

Well-developed biceps. Interesting tattoos. Friends I haven't seen lately. The best question: "Where do I go to get naked?" The mass vaccination event is a Vanderbilt tradition, and I wanted to do my part.

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