Swine flu resources

Information compiled by the Association of Health Care Journalists

The information below is an excerpt from information compiled by the Association of Health Care Journalists.

CDC resources
Online newsroom
Human H1N1 investigation
Information about H1N1
Traveler’s Health information
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
•State health departments

PandemicFlu.gov: One-stop access to U.S. Government H1N1 and pandemic flu information. A number of recent webcasts are on the site.
• Mental Health Services and Their Role in Pandemic Planning, Response and Recovery
• Medical Countermeasures and Pandemic Preparedness Status
• Antiviral Drug Use and Employer Stockpiling
• Secretary Leavitt’s Discussion on Pandemic Planning and Preparedness
• Individual Preparedness

World Health Organization
• Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response page about H1N1
• April 25 statement by WHO Director-General, Dr. Margaret Chan
• Outbreak Communication Guidelines(PDF)

Food and Drug Administration’s H1N1 information

University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute

American Public Health Association

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy
This University of Minnesota-based organization has lots of information and links about swine flu and pandemics.

Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

ProMED-mail, the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, is a service of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.

HealthMap: Global disease alert map. Wired does a good job of explaining how it works.

Google map of H1N1 cases

Trust for America’s Health offers brochures about pandemic flu for several audiences:
Individuals and Families
• Health Care Professionals
• Faith-Based and Community Organizations
• Businesses