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Resource Guide for Viral Upper Respiratory Infections (Colds and Influenza)

The American Lung Association

55 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
1-800-586-4872
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

1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027
1-800-232-4636
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.

US Department of Health & Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-877-696-6775
It is the mission of the US. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. The HHS fulfills that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 750
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-656-0003
This site provides "What You Should Know About Influenza," as well as the latest research.

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