Latest News & Updates

News, perspectives, and resources about the prevention and treatment of infectious
diseases across the lifespan from NFID leaders and partners

Infectious Diseases

Protect yourself and your
family from preventable
infectious diseases

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COVID-19

Responses to frequently asked questions about COVID-19

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

RSV infects the lungs and breathing passages and can be serious, especially for infants and older adults

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Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The most common types of viral hepatitis in the US are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.

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Immunization

Information about vaccines recommended for
children, adolescents, and adults

Resources

Tools to educate and engage the public, communities, and healthcare
professionals about infectious diseases across the lifespan

Contagious Chronicles

Contagious Chronicles: Bird Flu Update

In this episode, NFID experts discuss avian influenza or A(H5N1), also known as bird flu, which has been causing outbreaks in poultry and dairy cows in several states throughout the US …

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Infectious IDeas podcast episode with Grace Lee, MD, MPH

Leading through Uncertainty with Grace Lee, MD, MPH

S2, E10: Grace Lee, MD, MPH, who helped guide US vaccine policymaking during the turbulent times of the COVID-19 pandemic, shares insights into the complexities and challenges encountered, the importance of vaccine safety, and concerns that keep her awake at night …

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Preventing Hepatitis B Infection in US Adults Webinar
May 21, 2024 2:00 pm

Preventing Hepatitis B Infection in US Adults

In this recorded webinar, speakers discuss the prevention of hepatitis B infection in US adults, including current US recommendations for hepatitis B vaccination and screening in adults, along with strategies for effective communication of current recommendations …

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Education & Events

NFID offers continuing education activities and other events to
support increased awareness of infectious diseases

Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research

The Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research (ACVR) addresses scientific advances in vaccine research, development, implementation, and evaluation

Clinical Vaccinology Course

Expert faculty provide the latest information on vaccines, including current vaccine recommendations and innovative and practical strategies to ensure timely and appropriate immunization

Webinars

NFID hosts webinars to increase awareness of the importance of infectious disease prevention and treatment

2024 NFID Awards Gala and Silent Auction

Save the date for the 2024 NFID Awards Gala and Silent Auction in Washington, DC on September 19, 2024

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