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2019 Annual Conference on Vaccine Research: News Round-Up

NFID recently hosted the 2019 Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research in Baltimore, MD, drawing more than 250 researchers and healthcare professionals from around the world to share cutting-edge research…

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Hope For The Future: Teens Choosing To #GetVaccinated

This year, we all have a reason to take heart. The current generation of teens are an empowered group, and the choices they are making about their health give parents hope for the future…

Through Science, Innovation, and Engagement, We Can Make the World Better for All

Throughout his impressive career, Jeremy Farrar, FRS, has approached his work in global health with a sense of wonder, exuberance, and a passion for improving the health of people all over the world…

Tips for a Healthy and Memorable Spring Break Adventure

Looking for a warm escape after the gnawing cold of this year’s bitter winter? Before you head out on an adventure, you need to consider whether your vacation destination puts you at risk for any infectious diseases…

Women in Science: Overcoming Adversity Without Surrender

When Anne A. Gershon, MD began her studies in medicine, women were “not at all welcome in the profession.” Read about her trailblazing career and contributions…

Don’t Be A Dreaded Spreader!

Recent news reports show high influenza (flu) activity across the US. NFID urges everyone age 6 months and older to take 3 important steps to #FightFlu and avoid spreading (flu) to others…

Vaccines Save Lives: What Is Driving Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks?

Vaccines save lives; there is simply no question about it. Decades of evidence and scientific studies support this fact. So why are we facing a potential epidemic of vaccine-preventable diseases?