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Controlling the Spread of Infections in Evacuation Centers: Facts for Residents About Diseases that Cause Diarrhea and/or Vomiting

This fact sheet discusses diseases that cause diarrhea with or without vomiting and looks at what to do if sick with diarrhea and/or vomiting. The fact sheet also provides tips on how to prevent getti... Details >

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is found universally throughout all geographic locations and socioeconomic groups, and infects between 50 and 85 percent of adults in the United States by 40 years of age. How... Details >

National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Group A Streptococcal Infections

Group A streptococcal (strep) infections are caused by group A streptococcus, a bacterium responsible for a variety of health problems. This fact sheet discusses strep infections that can range from a... Details >

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Infection!  External Link

To play the game "Infection!" you have to pretend to be a germ. Before you play the game, read what the Medical Entomologist says about germs (microbes) -- how germs cause infection and how the body... Details >

American Museum of Natural History  External Link

Staph Infections  External Link

Many healthy people carry Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria in their noses without getting sick. But when the skin is punctured or broken, staph bacteria can enter the wound and cause infections... Details >

Nemours Foundation  External Link

Staphylococcal (Staph) Skin Infections  External Link

This document provides an overiew on staphylococcus, a type of bacteria that can live harmlessly on many skin surfaces. But when the skin is punctured or broken for any reason, staph bacteria can ent... Details >

Nemours Foundation  External Link