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

Digital Render of Coronavirus

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

Render of Flu (Influenza)

Influenza (flu) is a contagious viral infection of the nose, throat, and lungs that occurs most often in the late fall, winter, and early spring in the US

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Information about vaccines recommended for
children, adolescents, and adults


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

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Public Service Announcements, Video

Are You That Person? (Spanish)

Animated video in Spanish on flu symptoms, prevention, and treatment, reminding viewers to get vaccinated each year and stay home when sick to help protect themselves and those around them from flu

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FAQs & Fact Sheets

C. diff (Clostridioides difficile)

C. diff is a germ (bacterium) that causes diarrhea and colitis (inflammation of the colon). Some cases can be life-threatening

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Real Stories, Real People

Emmily’s Story (Flu)

Emmily was a healthy, active 13-year old, who ended up in a medically-induced coma for nearly 6 weeks as a complication of influenza (flu). The flu vaccine likely saved her life.

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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


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

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