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Traveler's health

UW staff and students

Infectious diseases

  • WHO: Disease Outbreak News
    Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response (EPR)
  • International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)
    Promoting healthy travel worldwide
  • Google/CDC: Flu Trends
    Google.org (Google's philanthropic organization) has partnered with the CDC and uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity in your state up to two weeks faster than traditional systems.
  • HealthMap: Global Disease Alert Map
    This site pulls data from a wide variety of sources including PROMed, WHO, Google News, and more to map out where there are current disease outbreaks worldwide. You can click on a tag on the map to get details about a particular outbreak.
  • Pandemic Flu / Avian Flu
    One-stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information.
  • CIA: The World Fact Book
    Provides a wealth of information about individual countries including geography, economy, transportation, military, and general background information.
  • Medline Plus: Traveler's Health
    Tips, guides, and tools for the international traveler from the National Institutes of Health.

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