FLU : RESOURCES

1.       What You Should Know About the Flu – CDC

Includes updates on the October to May flu season in the U.S. Also has primer on the illness and types of flu viruses, and information on flu shots.

Category: Influenza

www.cdc.gov/flu

2.       Fiat-Lancia Unlimited

Category: Fiat > Clubs and Organizations

www.flu.org

3.       FluStar

Tracks and reports the flu by region across the United States. From Roche Laboratories.

Category: Influenza

www.flustar.com

4.       Influenza Symptoms – WebMD

Defines the flu symptoms which often resemble the conditions of common cold such as fever, bodyaches, and fatigue.

Category: Influenza

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/tc/influenza-symptoms

5.       Flu – MedlinePlus

Includes news related to influenza outbreaks and research, general information, symptoms, and prevention.

Category: Influenza

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/flu.html

6.       Flu Vaccine Facts

Addresses flu vaccine benefits, prevention tips, common misconceptions, and much more. From the University of Maryland Medical System.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.umm.edu/features/flu_vac.html

7.       FluFacts.com

Offers information on the flu, flu symptoms, and treatment options. From Roche Laboratories Inc.

Category: Influenza

www.flufacts.com

8.       Questions & Answers: Flu Shot

Recommendations for the flu season about who should get a flu shot and who should avoid it. From the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/flushot.htm

9.       Key Facts About Flu Vaccine – CDC

Offers information on the flu shot and nasal-spray vaccine, the common side effects associated with each, and more.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm

10.   Flu Shot: Your Best Shot for Avoiding Influenza – MayoClinic

FAQs about flu shot, when to get the shot, and the difference between the flu shot and the nasal spray.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.mayoclinic.com/health/flu-shots/ID00017

11.   Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) – WebMD

Provides an overview, causes, risks, symptoms, and more about the bird flu caused by a certain kind of avian influenza virus.

Category: Avian Influenza

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/tc/avian-influenza-bird-flu-overview

12.   Pandemic Flu.gov

Official U.S. government website for information on pandemic flu and avian influenza.

Category: Influenza

www.pandemicflu.gov

13.   Flu Symptoms – About.com

Describes some typical flu symptoms in children including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Category: Influenza

pediatrics.about.com/od/kidsandtheflu/a/05_flu_symptoms.htm

14.   Inactivated Influenza Vaccine

Printable brochure explaining the importance of an annual flu shot.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.immunize.org/vis/2flu.pdf

15.   FluMist

Offer overview on Flumist nasal flu vaccine for children and adults. Includes information on flu prevention, symptoms, treatment options, and other resources.

Category: FluMist (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal)

www.flumist.com

16.   Flu in Children – eMedicineHealth

Consumer health resource center providing an overview of the flu in children and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Category: Influenza

www.emedicinehealth.com/flu_in_children/article_em.htm

17.   Flu in Adults – eMedicineHealth

Provides an overview of adult influenza and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Category: Influenza

www.emedicinehealth.com/flu_in_adults/article_em.htm

18.   www.mayoclinic.com/health/influenza/DS00081

Category:

www.mayoclinic.com/health/influenza/DS00081

19.   Flu Shots for Children – About.com

Offers general facts about influenza and the flu vaccine plus recommendations for parents.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

pediatrics.about.com/cs/immunizations/a/flu_shots.htm

20.   Sore Throat – WebMD

Information on sore throat, causes, home remedies, prevention, and when to consult the doctor.

Category: Sore Throat

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/tc/sore-throat-topic-overview

21.   Flu – NIAID

Understanding the different types of flu, seasonal, avain, and pandemic. Resources include symptoms, treatment, research update, as well as related news and events. From the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Category: Influenza

www3.niaid.nih.gov/topics/Flu

22.   www.cdc.gov/flu/swine

Category:

www.cdc.gov/flu/swine

23.   Tamiflu (Oseltamivir Phosphate)

Information from Roche on the drug that can be used to treat the flu within the first two days of symptoms.

Category: Drugs and Medications > Tamiflu

www.tamiflu.com

24.   Colds and Flu: Time Only Sure Cure

Lists common and distinguishing symptoms of each disease and describes the medications that relieve the symptoms while the body’s immune system cures the illness.

Category: Diseases and Conditions > Cold

www.fda.gov/fdac/features/896_flu.html

25.   Faces of Influenza

Details the importance of annual influenza vaccinations, particularly for people in high-risk groups. From the American Lung Association and Sanofi Pasteur.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.facesofinfluenza.org

26.   FluWiki

User-edited encyclopedia dedicated to distributing news and information about the avian flu.

Category: Influenza

www.fluwikie.com

27.   Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) – CDC

Offers basic information on the disease, overview of recent outbreaks, guidance for care providers, travel recommendations, hotline numbers, and links.

Category: Avian Influenza

www.cdc.gov/flu/avian

28.   Influenza Virus Vaccine – U.S. Food and Drug Administration

News regarding the makeup of the flu vaccine as well as notices regarding national distribution.

Category: Immunizations > Flu Vaccine

www.fda.gov/cber/flu/flu.htm

29.   Families Fighting Flu

Families Fighting Flu (FFF) is a non-profit organization made up of families and health care practitioners dedicated to educating people about the severity of influenza and the importance of vaccinating children against the flu every year.

Category: Influenza

www.familiesfightingflu.org

30.   Pandemic Flu and You

Details how a flu pandemic might affect individuals, families, and businesses. From the Trust for America’s Health.

Category: Influenza

www.pandemicfluandyou.org

31.   Avian Flu – Wikipedia

User-generated article about avian influenza, the flu from viruses adapted to birds.

Category: Avian Influenza

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avian_flu

32.   Kidshealth.org: Your Child’s Immunizations

Includes information on vaccines and immunization schedules.

Category: Childhood Immunizations

kidshealth.org/parent/general/body/vaccine.html

33.   Flu.gov.sg

Official government site about avian influenza (flu) in Singapore including information on flu pandemic and bird flu (avian influenza).

Category: Singapore > Influenza

www.crisis.gov.sg/flu

34.   AvianInfluenza.org

Updated news, information, articles, user forums, and more. Includes bimonthly maps tracking avian influenza outbreaks.

Category: Avian Influenza

www.avianinfluenza.org

35.   Fever – MedicineNet

Provides information about fever, causes, symptoms, measuring methods, and treatment for one of the most misunderstood symptoms in all medicine.

Category: Diseases and Conditions > Fever

www.medicinenet.com/aches_pain_fever/article.htm

36.   Find a Flu Shot

Flu shot locator to help individuals find a flu shot clinic near them. Provided by Maxim Health Systems.

Category: Mobile Health Care Services

www.findaflushot.com

37.   Influenza Sequence Database

Sequence database and analysis tools to aid researchers studying influenza A, B, and C viruses.

Category: Genome Projects > Genome Databases

www.flu.lanl.gov

 

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