Emerging Infections & Flu

Emerging Infections

Date Added Resource Source
Oct 2014

The Lancet Ebola Resource Center

http://ebola.thelancet.com/

Free access to all ebola resources from the Lancet Family of Journals.

(Lancet)
Sep 2014

Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/ems-checklist-ebola-preparedness.pdf

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in addition to other federal, state, and local partners, aim to increase understanding of Ebola and encourage U.S.-based EMS agencies and systems to prepare for managing patients with Ebola and other infectious diseases.

(CDC)
Sep 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Ebola topic page

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

This general topic page addresses many public and human health issues related to the Ebola virus and outbreak.

(CDC)
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)