Flu Activity and Surveillance

Background The Flu Activity and Surveillance site at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects information on influenza activity in the United States. The information is collected in five categories: viral surveillance, outpatient illness surveillance, mortality surveillance, hospitalization surveillance, and a summary of the geographic spread of influenza. The purpose of the Flu Activity and Surveillance is to: find out where and when influenza is occurring, track illnesses,…

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Users can view reports regarding respiratory diseases, bacterial disease outbreaks, meningitis and vaccine-preventable diseases. Background The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The NCIRD seeks to prevent and control illness and death from vaccine-preventable and respiratory diseases. The NCIRD offers surveillance reports regarding the spread of vaccine-preventable illnesses, as well as prevention and symptoms. Topics include:…