Flu.gov is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides information about the flu, including seasonal flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, and avian (bird) flu. It offers answers to frequently asked questions, and it has special sections for seniors, caregivers, travelers, pregnant women, and health professionals. This website also offers guidance on vaccinations.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is
an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works
with state and local health officials and the public to achieve better health
for all people. The CDC creates the expertise, information, and tools that
people and communities need to protect their health-by promoting health,
preventing disease, injury, and disability, and being prepared for new health
This Web site 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 Web site
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 e-mails 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.