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Avian Influenza Information

Avian Influenza Information

Avian Influenza Information

Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species.

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

An integrated global alert and response system for epidemics and other public health emergencies based on strong national public health systems and capacity and an effective international system for coordinated response.

Free Seasonal Influenza Resources

Free Seasonal Influenza Resources

Free Seasonal Influenza Resources

All materials are free for download. They may be printed on a standard office printer, or you may use a commercial printer.

Frequently Asked Flu Questions

Frequently Asked Flu Questions

Frequently Asked Flu Questions

This page on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website contains information and recommendations about the current Influenza Season.

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests

Rapid influenza diagnostic tests are immunoassays that can identify the presence of influenza A and B viral nucleoprotein antigens in respiratory specimens, and display the result in a qualitative way.

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of RT-PCR and Other Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus Infection

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of RT-PCR and Other Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus Infection

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of RT-PCR and Other Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus Infection

Tests for influenza include molecular assays, rapid influenza diagnostic tests, viral culture or serology.

Guidance for the Prevention and Control of Influenza in the Peri- and Postpartum Settings

Guidance for the Prevention and Control of Influenza in the Peri- and Postpartum Settings

Guidance for the Prevention and Control of Influenza in the Peri- and Postpartum Settings

Pregnant women have been shown to be at increased risk of severe illness, hospitalizations, and death from complications of influenza.

Infection Control in Health Care Facilities

Infection Control in Health Care Facilities

Infection Control in Health Care Facilities

This page on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website focuses on infection control in health care facilities (specifically Influenza).

Influenza

Influenza

Influenza

This page on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides information about seasonal flu and the best way to prevent and treat it.

Influenza Activity & Surveillance

Influenza Activity & Surveillance

Influenza Activity & Surveillance

The focus on this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page is Flu Activity & Surveillance.

Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians

Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians

Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians

Antiviral medications with activity against influenza viruses are an important adjunct to influenza vaccine in the control of influenza.

Influenza Print Materials

Influenza Print Materials

Influenza Print Materials

This season’s flu materials include messaging to address flu recommendations. All materials are free for download. They may be printed on a standard office printer, or you may use a commercial printer.

Influenza Season 2017-2018 Frequently Asked Flu Questions

Influenza Season 2017-2018 Frequently Asked Flu Questions

Influenza Season 2017-2018 Frequently Asked Flu Questions

This page on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website contains information and recommendations about the Influenza Season.

Interim Guidance for Influenza Outbreak Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

Interim Guidance for Influenza Outbreak Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

Interim Guidance for Influenza Outbreak Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

Long-term care facilities may be defined as institutions, such as nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities that provide health care to people (including children) who are unable to manage independently in the community.

Pandemic Influenza Resources

Pandemic Influenza Resources

Pandemic Influenza Resources

This page on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides resources for Pandemic Flu (including Pandemic Flu preparedness tools).

Past Flu Seasons

Past Flu Seasons

Past Flu Seasons

Questions and Answers from past flu seasons.

People at High Risk For Flu Complications

People at High Risk For Flu Complications

People at High Risk For Flu Complications

This is the CDC page with information about People at High Risk For Flu Complications

People at High Risk of Developing Flu–Related Complications

People at High Risk of Developing Flu–Related Complications

People at High Risk of Developing Flu–Related Complications

Most people who get the flu will have mild illness, will not need medical care or antiviral drugs, and will recover in less than two weeks. Some people, however, are more likely to get flu complications that result in being hospitalized and occasionally result in death.

Pregnant Women

Pregnant Women

Pregnant Women

This is the CDC page with information about Pregnant Women & Influenza (Flu)

Prevention Strategies for Seasonal Influenza in Healthcare Settings

Prevention Strategies for Seasonal Influenza in Healthcare Settings

Prevention Strategies for Seasonal Influenza in Healthcare Settings

Influenza is primarily a community-based infection that is transmitted in households and community settings. Each year, 5% to 20% of U.S. residents acquire an influenza virus infection, and many will seek medical care in ambulatory healthcare settings (e.g., pediatricians' offices, urgent-care clinics).

Vaccine Selection for the Influenza Season

Vaccine Selection for the Influenza Season

Vaccine Selection for the Influenza Season

This page provides information about the most current influenza season.