The Foundation to End Infectious Diseases

Join us in our mission to reduce the burdens of infectious diseases – worldwide! ID affects us all and we must empower our communities through education, advocacy, mentorship and research.

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What to Know About: Influenza (Flu)

What to Know About: Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. More than 80,000 Americans died of the flu in the winter of 2017 - 2018. Learn more about how you can help stop the spread of this deadly disease.

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Our Research: Solving Problems That Save Lives

Our Research: Solving Problems That Save Lives

What does it take to stop a global epidemic? Research and the power of the ID Specialist. Advances in infectious diseases research…

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Your Health

The IDSA Foundation works to help patients identify, prevent, and treat infectious diseases from drug-resistant superbugs to the next influenza pandemic. Learn more.

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2017 Annual Report

The IDSA Foundation is taking a forward-thinking approach to building a pipeline of future ID clinicians.

Our Initiatives

Find out how the IDSA Foundation is making an impact toward a world free from the burdens of infectious diseases.

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There are many ways to stay connected to the IDSA Foundation's mission - volunteer, advocate, start a fundraiser or donate.

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National Penicillin Allergy Day

National Penicillin Allergy Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness around the impact of carrying a penicillin allergy label and how it affects a patient’s healthcare treatment.

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