Emerging Infections & Flu

Emerging Infections

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2014

NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Ebola and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/EmergInfectDiseases/

Emerging infectious diseases are those whose incidence in humans has increased in the past 2 decades or threaten to increase in the near future.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2013

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) - Interim Guidance for Health Professionals

http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/mers/interim-guidance.html

This interim guidance, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Evaluation, addresses patient evaluation, reporting and more related to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

(CDC)
Jul 2013

CDC Emerging Infectious Disease

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/

This Center for Disease Control website provides access to the Journal Emerging Infectious Diseases and other resources.

(CDC)
Jul 2013

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/mers/index.html

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV.

(NIOSH)