Tools & Resources

NFID resources include graphics, videos, webinars, and other tools, as well as expert perspectives and stories of real people whose lives have been impacted by infectious diseases.

Bird Flu. Noun. A disease caused by influenza (flu) viruses that can infect birds and other animals, including cows, dogs, and cats. While rare, bird flu can infect people who are in close contact with sick birds or animals. Also known as avian influenza.

Bird Flu Social Media Graphics

Graphics and sample social posts to help raise awareness about bird flu

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6-year-old Ben recovers in the hospital holding balloons and smiling
Real Stories, Real People

Ben’s Story (Meningococcal Disease)

A 6-year-old was hospitalized and permanently lost all hearing in his left ear due to bacterial meningitis. Now he wants others to know about life-saving vaccines …

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NFID Webinar on Updates from June 2024 ACIP Meeting
July 11, 2024 12:00 pm

Updates from June 2024 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Meeting

Join NFID for a discussion highlighting updates from the June 2024 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meeting, focused on US vaccination recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults …

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Real Stories,
Real People

Stories from those who have been impacted by infectious diseases to help others understand more about vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant infections, and other infectious diseases

Infectious IDeas Podcast

NFID podcast series features thought-provoking conversations with leading experts and humble heroes that lead to infectious ideas.

Special Guest Julie L Gerberding, MD, MPH on Infectious IDeas podcast

Breaking the Cycle of Crisis to Complacency with Julie L. Gerberding, MD, MPH

S1, E9: Julie L. Gerberding, MD, MPH, led the CDC through 40 public health crises, and now advocates for change to strengthen US health security and break the cycle of crisis to complacency …

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Special Guest Walter A. Orenstein, MD on Infectious IDeas podcast

From Baseball to Epidemiology with Walter A. Orenstein, MD

S1, E8: Walter A. Orenstein, MD, reflects on lessons learned from smallpox, measles, polio, and how his love of baseball influenced a remarkable career in epidemiology and public health …

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Special Guest William H. Foege, MD, MPH on Infectious IDeas podcast

Eradicating Smallpox with William H. Foege, MD, MPH

S1, E7: William H. Foege, MD, MPH, tells the remarkable story of the eradication of smallpox and reflects on the lessons learned that are still relevant today …

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Videos and other public service announcements (PSAs) highlight the importance of timely prevention and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.


How to Wash Your Hands

Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP shows the right (and wrong) way to wash your hands

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Fiebre, Dolores, Escalofríos, Cansancio, Inicio Subito
Public Service Announcements, Video

¿Eres Ese Tipo de Persona?

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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RSV: A Virus You Should Know PSA
Public Service Announcements, Video

RSV: A Virus You Should Know

Animated video highlighting the dangers of RSV for those at highest risk for severe disease

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