Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4018
This page on the CDC Web site provides information to
consumers about rabies. Resources include what there is to know about rabies
exposure and vaccination as well as the problem of bat-related rabies, how to
handle encounters with bats, and how to "bat-proof" your home.
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health—from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
The World Health Organization (WHO) is an agency of the
United Nations. It has about 200 member states. WHO promotes technical
cooperation among nations on health issues, carries out programs to control and
eliminate disease, and strives to improve the quality of human life.
The Web site has information on many health topics, including health and
disease related to travel.