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Infectious Disease: Mumps     View
Fact sheet about mumps, "a viral infection that primarily affects the parotid glands -- one of three pairs of salivary glands, located below and in front of your ears." Discusses signs and symptoms, causes, complications, treatment, the mea ...

CDC National Immunization Program: Mumps     View
Publications about mumps, an acute viral illness that includes "fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite; followed by swelling of salivary glands." Includes details about immunization (the measles, mumps, rubella vacci ...

ILEP: International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations     View
"ILEP is an international federation of fifteen autonomous non-governmental anti-leprosy organisations, or organisations with a strong emphasis on leprosy." The site provides information about the organization and links to member sites, inf ...

Elimination of Leprosy as a Public Health Problem: Leprosy Today     View
Information about the disease, its treatment, its incidence in the world, current research, and the international campaign to eradicate it. From the World Health Organization.

President's Malaria Initiative (PMI)     View
Background and news about the President's Malaria Initiative, which "represents an historic five-year [2006-2010] expansion of U.S. Government (USG) resources to fight malaria in the region most affected by the disease." Provides fact sheet ...

Measles Initiative     View
Launched in February 2001, the Measles Initiative, a joint project of the American Red Cross, UNICEF, CDC, and other international groups, "is a long-term commitment to control measles deaths starting in Africa by vaccinating at-risk children 15 ...

Emergency Preparedness & Response: Anthrax     View
Compilation of public health and emergency response material concerning anthrax, "a serious disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a bacterium that forms spores." Includes documents on anthrax bioterrorism attacks, mail handler safety, diagn ...

MedlinePlus: Measles     View
Links to resources about measles, "an infectious disease caused by a virus. ... The main symptom of measles is an itchy skin rash. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body." Includes overviews, news (including summer 2008 n ...

MedlinePlus: Shingles     View
Compilation of links to publications about shingles (herpes zoster), a skin rash or blisters caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. Features overviews of the diseases, news (including the shingles vaccine approved in May 2006), and website ...

NINDS Shingles Information Page     View
Fact sheet on shingles (herpes zoster), "an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox -- the varicella-zoster virus." Describes symptoms, treatment, prognosis, and research. Includes l ...



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