The American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
1-800-548-8252 (help line)
Look here for a consumer-friendly Q&A on all aspects of influenza. Included is a discussion of the complications of this infection.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
With a goal "to achieve true improvements in people's health," the CDC provides an abundance of information on the flu, including facts, prevention, frequently asked questions, updated tips if you do get sick, flu activity across the country, and more.
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
The United States Department of Health & Human Services offers this website about the flu. Here you'll find an abundance of information on different types of flu viruses, ways to stay healthy, strategies to use in case of an outbreak, and guidelines for travel. Flu.gov also features webcasts and flu updates in your state.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
This site provides "What You Should Know About Influenza," as well as the latest research.
World Health Organization
Find out what's going on worldwide with the prevention and control of influenza. Also look here for thorough fact sheets on this topic.