The 3 Scourges of Infectious Disease

April 13, 2015

Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza have declined over the years but not gone away. See the slides that follow for key facts and figures on the current state of these ongoing public health threats.

 Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza-they have declined over the years with improved treatments and widespread vaccination, but they have not gone away and continue to pose a major health threat.The slides above provide key facts and figures on the current state of these 3 scourges of infectious disease. Sources and additional information  Tuberculosis links:http://www.cdc.gov/tb/statistics/www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0903696.htmlhttp://www.euro.who.int/en/media-centre/sections/press-releases/2015/each-day-1000-people-fall-sick-with-tuberculosis-in-the-european-regionMeasles links:http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs286/en/www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0903696.htmlhttp://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2014/chapter-3-infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/measles-rubeolahttp://www.cdc.gov/measles/hcp/index.htmlInfluenza links:www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0903696.htmlhttp://www.cdc.gov/flu/http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htmhttp://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm