Author Archives: nfid

Cancer Prevention in Practice

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—a perfect opportunity to raise awareness about HPV vaccination that can help prevent certain types of cancers…

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Spreading Awareness Through Social Media

As 2019 begins, take a moment to connect with NFID on your favorite social media platforms to help spread trusted and timely information…

Year in Review: Reflecting on 2018 News Stories

NFID has compiled the top five important infectious disease stories of 2018, highlighting developments in disease prevention and treatment and the importance of timely vaccination across the lifespan…

Happy New Year: 2018 NFID Highlights By The Numbers

As we look back and reflect on the powerful impact of NFID accomplishments during 2018, we thank all of our supporters for their generous donations …

NFID Board Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

The end of the year is a great time to enjoy some downtime and catch up on must-read books, but what will you read? We asked members of the NFID Board of Directors for their holiday reading recommendations. View their picks…

Football Fans: #GetVaccinated to Help #FightFlu This Year and Every Year!

Getting an annual flu vaccine is a good way to protect yourself and other people you come into contact with—whether it’s your family, neighbor, teammate, or even members of the opposing team…

Most US Adults Unaware of the Dangers of Flu for Individuals with Chronic Health Conditions

Know anyone with heart disease? Did you know their risk of a heart attack increases by up to 10 times in the days and weeks following acute influenza (flu) infection? If you did not know, you are certainly not alone. A new national survey commissioned by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) found that less […]