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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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October 4, 2021

Debunking 5 Common Health Myths

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated the importance of public health, the prevalence of medical misinformation online is making it harder than ever for young people to tell the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to protecting their own health

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Let's DoSomething About Meningococcal Disease Awareness
August 12, 2021

NFID and Launch New Program to Educate Young People about Meningococcal Disease Prevention

NFID and have launched the “Complete What’s Missing” program, which aims to educate young people about meningococcal disease and the importance of prevention through vaccination

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World Meningitis Day 2020
April 24, 2020

5 Things You May Not Know About Meningitis

Each year, World Meningitis Day highlights the importance of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and improving support for those dealing with the potentially devastating after-effects of this deadly disease

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National Immunization Awareness Month - Vaccinate On Time
August 15, 2019

Immunization Challenges on College Campuses

Based on living conditions and social behaviors, college students are at higher risk for certain infections. While the risks are clear, there are challenges to ensuring this population is up-to-date on recommended vaccines…

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NFID Meningococcal Disease Infographic
September 16, 2018

Protecting College Students

Is your teen prepared with the essentials for college life? You may have helped furnish a new dorm room, or at least done some shopping together, but it is equally important that you help them lead a healthy lifestyle, which includes making sure they are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases frequently seen on college campuses!

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Chickenpox Infographic
June 29, 2018

Spread Information, Not Diseases

Vaccines are among the most significant achievements in public health and can help protect against 14 deadly diseases. Share these infographics to help spread information, not disease!

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Teenage Friends
September 17, 2017

Increasing Adolescent Vaccination Rates: Establishing a 16-Year-Old Immunization Platform

Through our collective efforts we can help routinize using the 16-year-old visit to include recommended and catch-up vaccines. Together, we can help healthcare professionals and the public become more aware of, and motivated to comply with, US vaccine recommendations and, ultimately, help protect older teens against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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