National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Maintained/created by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncird/
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national

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Abstract:

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: influenza, pneumonia, meningitis, and whooping cough, among others.

Database Capabilities
Users can view statistical information pertaining to illness prevalence. In addition, users can view information on illness symptoms, prevention, and the CDC’s outbreak response. Some reports are available for download as PDF files.

Data Notes
Surveillance information is collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).