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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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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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March 5, 2024

Experts Urge Vaccination as Measles Cases Rise

With measles cases on the rise across the US, experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) are urging the public to follow longstanding public health recommendations by making sure they are up to date on measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination

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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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CDC Leaders Leading By Example and Getting Vaccinated to #FightFlu!
October 12, 2023

Leading by Example for a Healthier Fall and Winter

CDC guest post on the importance of disease prevention and leading by example to help protect against flu, COVID-19, and RSV

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October 4, 2023

2023 NFID Annual News Conference: News Round-Up

Leading national experts at the 2023 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Annual News Conference: Preventing Disease this Fall and Winter emphasized the importance of vaccination to help prevent disease and protect public health …

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September 28, 2023

US Health Officials Urge Vaccination Against Flu, COVID-19, and RSV This Fall and Winter

New NFID survey shows many US adults underestimate the seriousness of respiratory diseases and do not plan to get vaccinated this season

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September 19, 2023

A Game Changer for Disease Prevention and Treatment

As diseases continue to emerge, reemerge, and evolve, the development and use of advanced interventions such as monoclonal antibodies are critical for protecting public health …

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