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What's the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious?

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OrganizationNational Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.govThis link will open in a new window.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.govThis link will open in a new window.
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Web SiteCDC: Preteen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, preteens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Web SiteGYT - Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested
http://www.GYTnow.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This media campaign designed to get young people to talk with their health care providers and partners about the importance of getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases.


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