• Helpful Links - Infectious Diseases

    General Infectious Disease Links

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: National source of information on all communicable diseases, bioterrorism, traveler's health, and emerging infectious diseases.
    http://www.cdc.gov

    Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, comprised of the Divisions of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Epidemiology and Immunization as well as the HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Refugee and Immigrant Health Programs: Information about local disease activity and public health fact sheets.
    http://www.state.ma.us/dph/cdc/bcdc.htm

    Infectious Disease Society of America: IDSA represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. Information about bioterrorism; practice guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases; and emerging infectious diseases. Public policy and advocacy statements on issues such as bioterrorism, food safety, health care access, and immunizations.
    http://www.idsociety.org/

    The National Network for Immunization Information (NNII): Provides up-to-date, science-based information about immunization.
    http://www.immunizationinfo.org/  

    Online Infectious Disease Publications

    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Publishes data reported to the CDC by state health departments along with investigations of new outbreaks of disease.
    http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/

    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Published monthly by the CDC, includes original lab and epidemiological research describing new and emerging infectious pathogens.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/index.htm

    Practice guidelines developed by the Infectious Disease Society of America for management and treatment of the major infectious disease syndromes.
    http://www.idsociety.org/
     

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