As 2019 begins, take a moment to connect with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) on your favorite social media platforms to help spread trusted and timely information on the burden, causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.
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Help NFID spread awareness, not disease! Read on for the most engaging 2018 NFID social media posts by month:
Vaccines aren't just for young children. Learn tips for parents to empower teens to become the next generation of health advocates- https://t.co/pJ4PlQ9CPG #2018TeenHealth #Teens4Vaccines pic.twitter.com/GTxYHD7hsw
— NFID (@NFIDVaccines) March 19, 2018
1918 Pandemic #Influenza Historic Timeline: 1st mention of influenza appears in an April 5 weekly public health report that informs officials of 18 severe cases and 3 deaths in Haskell, KS https://t.co/B6216rIB8N via @CDCgov pic.twitter.com/QyGoz9hmvq
— NFID (@NFIDVaccines) April 17, 2018
#DYK: Individuals with heart disease & those who have had a #stroke are at higher risk of developing #flu-related complications? https://t.co/MvKmhDlYtv #GetVaccinated to help #FightFlu pic.twitter.com/uHUDPXzSrL
— NFID (@NFIDVaccines) August 9, 2018
"Even one preventable death is a tragedy… 180 children died last #flu season, which is far too many… and higher than we have seen in past seasons." @SeattleMamaDoc #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu pic.twitter.com/4IimOYPGIT
— NFID (@NFIDVaccines) September 27, 2018
— NFID (@NFIDVaccines) December 6, 2018
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