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H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) (cont.)

Latest Information About H1N1 Flu

These organizations are studying and keeping track of H1N1 flu, including what is being done to prevent its spread. Their websites have the most up-to-date information about H1N1 flu:

  • U.S. Government. You can find information at www.pandemicflu.gov.
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You can find information at www.cdc.gov/H1N1flu.
  • World Health Organization (WHO). You can find information at www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en.

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.flu.gov

Flu.gov is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The site provides information about the flu, including seasonal flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, and avian (bird) flu. It offers answers to frequently asked questions, and it has special sections for older adults, caregivers, travelers, pregnant women, and health professionals. The website also offers guidance on vaccinations.


World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Email: info@who.int
Web Address: www.who.int/en

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an agency of the United Nations. It has about 200 member states. WHO promotes technical cooperation among nations on health issues, carries out programs to control and eliminate disease, and strives to improve the quality of human life.

The Web site has information on many health topics, including health and disease related to travel.


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