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Sites Outside CDC

Sites outside of CDC that we believe offer especially useful emerging infectious disease information.

Articles, Lectures  

Congressional Briefing: Infectious Disease Threats As We Enter the New Century: What Can We Do?
Summary of a congressional briefing that was held on June 21, 1999. Discusses threats from infectious diseases and biological terrorism as well as research and strategies to detect, treat and control the resurgence of infectious diseases. From American Society for Microbiology. Adobe Acrobat Reader (264 KB).

Emerging and Re-Emerging Viruses: An Essay
Alison Jacobson, University of Capetown.

Emerging Infections of International Public Health Importance
Derived and edited from a series of transcribed lectures given at the University of Washington, School of Public Health during the Winter Quarter of 2000.

Global Microbial Threats in the 1990s
Report of the NSTC Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology (CISET) Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

Journals, Newsletters, Other Publications Go to top of page

Action Against Infection
Newsletter, World Health Organization

American Medical Association Science Journals and Archives
Includes Journal of the American Medical Association and other publications). Registry required for access.

British Medical Journal
Weekly journal; full text available online without charge.

Communicable Diseases Information Resources
A catalogue of documents and publications on communicable diseases issued twice a year (June and December). From the World Health Organization.

Disease Outbreak News
News and news archives. From Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, part of the World Health Organization.

Eurosurveillance Weekly and Monthly
Peer-reviewed European information on communicable disease surveilance and control. News. Has several email subscription lists. Funded by the European Commission with the aim to promote the diffusion and exchange of information on communicable diseases.

Infectious Diseases News Brief
Weekly digest of national and international information about communicable disease incidents and issues. From Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada/Canada Sante.

Journal of Biological Chemistry
Abstracts available without subscription. Full text by subscription only.

Journal of Molecular Biology
Published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Abstracts available without subscription. Full text by subscription only.

International weekly journal of science.

Protein Science
Published by the Protein Society. Abstracts available without subscription. Full text by subscription only.

Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Abstracts available without subscription. Full text by subscription only.

Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)
Reports epidemiological information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including the newly emerging or re-emerging infections. From the World Health Organization.

Data Go to top of page

Notifiable Diseases Online
Web-based application developed to enhance dissemination of surveillance data collected on notifiable diseases in Canada. Part of Disease Surveillance On-line, the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Health Canada/Canada Sante. Includes many emerging/re-emerging diseases.

Programs, Networks Go to top of page

APEC Emerging Infections Network
Data, courses, forum, other resources. Specialized to Pacific Rim. Collaborative effort of the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine and CDC and located on APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Web site.

Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR)
Homepage for a global outbreak alert and response network. From the World Health Organization

ERID (International Training and Research Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases)
Addresses research training needs related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in developing countries. From The Fogarty International Center (FIC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

ProMED (Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases)
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) policy initiative calling for global monitoring of emerging diseases. Offers disease reports, project resources.

Yale Emerging Infections Information Program
A collaborative effort between the State Department of Public Health and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine. Conducts population-based surveillance studies for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. From the Yale University School of Medicine.

Agencies, Organizations and Associations, Educational Institutions and Departmental Web Sites Go to top of page

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
World's largest general science organization and publisher of the peer-reviewed journal Science.

American Medical Association

American Society for Microbiology
Oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Promotes the microbiological sciences and their applications for the common good.
Frequent online articles, reports on emerging infectious disease topics

Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge

Center for Health Applications of Aerospace Related Technologies (CHAART), NASA
Supports the science, application, education, and technology development goals and objectives of the agency. See especially Projects; many involve disease surveillance/remote sensing.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Society of European investigators interested in infectious diseases in children and infection prevention in childhood. Organizes multicenter trials, holds annual conference.

Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences
Promotes and supports scientific research and training internationally to reduce disparities in global health. Part of the National Institutes of Health.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada/Canada Sante
The Canadian counterpart to CDC. Large amounts of information on emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases.

National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health
Support for scientists conducting research aimed at developing better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases afflicting people worldwide.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization. Includes data, reports, and frequently news on emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Page
Information available on emerging/re-emerging diseases when they relate to agriculture and agricultural products.

World Health Organization (WHO)

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Note: Technical journal articles are not included in this list. To find them, see the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and Emerging Infectious Diseases journal (EID), use the infectious disease index, or use the search feature on the NCID home page.

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