Author Archives: nfid

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…

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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?

Sharing New Research on Vaccinology

Leading global experts will share cutting-edge research on addressing vaccine hesitancy and new vaccines to prevent Zika, dengue, influenza, and antimicrobial resistance in Baltimore at the NFID 2019 Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research…

Public Health Heroes: Improving Opportunities for Healthier Lives

The start of the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009 was a time of great fear and uncertainty—a new potential pandemic during a period of political transition…