Author Archives: nfid

Spread Information, Not Diseases

Vaccines are among the most significant achievements in public health and can help protect against 14 deadly diseases. Share these infographics to help spread information, not disease!

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SupermanHPV: Truth, Justice, and Cancer Prevention

In the US, nearly 80 million people—about one in four—are currently infected and about 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV each year. HPV causes 32,500 cancers in men and women and HPV vaccination can prevent most of the cancers (about 30,000) from ever developing…

ID News Round-Up

Summary of recent news from the world of infectious diseases including preparing for the next flu pandemic, recent US outbreaks of hepatitis A, and the risk of measles at the 2018 World Cup in Russia…

6 Tips to Increase Healthcare Personnel Immunization Rates

Preventing harm is a key goal of providing healthcare and preventing the transmission of infections from healthcare personnel (HCP) to patients through vaccination is a known best practice.

Know The ABC’s of Hepatitis Prevention

Millions are currently living with viral hepatitis but many do not know they are infected, as individuals can live with the disease for decades without having symptoms…

#Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World

Our world is more interconnected than ever before and as the global population grows, new interactions with animals and the environment can cause disease epidemics. To help spread awareness, NFID is a proud supporter of the new 3-year Smithsonian exhibition, Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World…

The 2018 Oscars of Infectious Diseases: An Evening to Remember

Along with celebrating 45 years of success in providing education to both the public and healthcare professionals, NFID honored three public health heroes who have made significant and lasting contributions: Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD; Kathryn M. Edwards, MD; and Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS).