Information for Teens
What's the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious?

What's the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious?

Resources

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National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
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.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
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.

CDC: Pre-teen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.html
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, pre-teens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

CDC: Flu (Influenza)
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/
The CDC's site has up-to-date information on flu outbreaks, immunizations, symptoms, prevention, and more.

GYT - Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested
http://www.GYTnow.org
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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