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July 16, 2024

Experts Urge Vaccination to Help Prepare for Respiratory Season

Experts available to discuss updated vaccine recommendations to help prevent respiratory diseases, including COVID-19, flu, RSV, and pneumococcal disease

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Bird flu symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, eye tearing, redness, or irritation, headaches, muscle aches, runny or stuffy nose
June 25, 2024

Infectious Diseases Experts Available to Discuss Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases has spokespersons and resources to help increase awareness about bird flu, also known as avian influenza or A(H5N1)

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April 29, 2024

4 Ways to Address Disparities in Vaccination Rates

Despite overwhelming evidence of the benefits of vaccination against many diseases, immunization rates have historically been low among communities of color …

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April 9, 2024

ID News of Interest: Bird Flu, Measles, and Meningococcal Disease

CDC issued health alerts on bird flu, measles, and meningococcal disease. Read the latest news including insights and explanations from infectious disease experts …

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Vaccination is important for people with kidney disease
March 27, 2024

3 Things You Need to Know about Kidney Disease and Vaccines

It is important for people with kidney disease to understand how critical vaccination can be for their health and well-being

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February 2, 2024

5 Reasons Why Vaccines Are Good for Your Heart

For people with heart disease, getting vaccinated is as important to staying healthy as diet and exercise

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If you have lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes, annual flu vaccination is a critical part of your care
December 4, 2023

Complications from Flu Largely Preventable with Annual Flu Vaccine

Leading public health organizations emphasize that it’s not too late to help protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated against flu

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A flu vaccine can take flu from wild to mild. National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4 to 8
December 4, 2023

Act Today, Don’t Delay: #GetVaccinated to Help #FightFlu

With flu activity on the rise and vaccination rates lagging across the US, NFID is reminding everyone age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu

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