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Guía de Fuentes Adicionales para Infecciones Respiratorias Superiores Virales (Resfriados e Influenza)

The American Lung Association

55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150

Chicago, IL 60601

1-800-LUNGUSA

1-800-548-8252 (help line)

http://www.lungusa.org

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

1-800-311-3435

http://www.cdc.gov

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.

Flu.gov

200 Independence Avenue, S.W.

Washington, D.C. 20201

http://www.flu.gov

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

Suite 750

Bethesda, MD 20814

301-656-0003

http://www.nfid.org

This site provides "What You Should Know About Influenza," as well as the latest research.

World Health Organization

http://www.who.int

Find out what's going on worldwide with the prevention and control of influenza. Also look here for thorough fact sheets on this topic.

Ultima revisión September 2014 por David L. Horn, MD, FACP Last Updated: 9/17/2014