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Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Parents
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is making people sick with flu-like symptoms. Read this article to learn how to protect your family, and to know when to call your doctor.
Flu for Kids
The flu is a virus that can make you sick for a week or longer. Find out more in this article for kids.
Hand Washing: Why It's So Important for Teens
Did you know that the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands? If you don't wash your hands frequently, you can pick up germs from other sources and then infect yourself.
Flu Center - Nemours KidsHealth for Teens
Get the basics on how flu spreads and how to protect yourself.
5 Ways to Fight the Flu for Teens
Get tips for fending off the flu in this article for teens.
Teacher's Guide: Bird Flu (Grades 3 to 5) for Educators
Although bird flu (also called avian flu) is not spreading from person to person at this time, it's possible that the virus could change into a new form that would be much more dangerous for people. The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help your students understand what bird flu is and how best to avoid it.
Pneumonia for Parents
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by different types of germs, most commonly viruses. Read about symptoms and treatment.
Ebola for Parents
Although outbreaks of Ebola may occur in parts of the world, there's no reason to panic. When people with Ebola are correctly diagnosed, isolated, and cared for, the risk of passing the disease to others is low.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Your Questions Answered for Parents
We're learning more about coronavirus (COVID-19) every day. Here are answers to some questions you may have about symptoms, care, and protecting your family.