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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    1600 Clifton Road
    Atlanta, GA 30333
    Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
    TDD: 1-888-232-6348
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    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 threats.

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health
    NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
    6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6612
    Bethesda, MD  20892-6612
    Phone: 1-866-284-4107 toll-free
    Phone: (301) 496-5717
    Fax: (301) 402-3573
    TDD: 1-800-877-8339
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    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases conducts research and provides consumer information on infectious and immune-system-related diseases.

    World Health Organization
    Avenue Appia 20
    1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland  
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    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.

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