Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers About TB (Tuberculosis)

This page links to tuberculosis (TB) related questions, including what is TB, what is latent TB infection, and what is active TB disease.

Review Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Common Cold

General information about the common cold including symptoms, causes, transmission, prevention, treatment and diseases associated with the cold virus. Some information on research included also.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

Rabies and Kids

This site helps kids learn about rabies, a dangerous virus that can infect and kill animals and humans. Get the facts, learn the warning signs, and protect yourself and your pets from animals with rabies.

Review Date: Monday, December 31, 2012

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Stop Ticks

Spring is a time when many people spend more time outdoors, so it's important to remember how to prevent tick bites. Find simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.

Review Date: Friday, January 25, 2013

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases/CDC

What Can Be Done to Prevent Campylobacter Infection?

Follow these simple food handling practices to help prevent Campylobacter infections.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

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