Hot Topics in Public Health

  • This section contains information for the campus community about current topics that involve public health issues.

  • Measles
    Information on Measles:  Questions and Answers
    West Nile Virus
    Information about West Nile virus, updated June 2012
    Viral Aseptic Meningitis
    Information about viral (aseptic) meningitis, updated September 2008
    Tuberculosis TB
    Information about TB (tuberculosis), updated February 2007
    Swine Flu H1N1 Influenza
    Important resources and information on H1N1 (Swine) Influenza A
    Information about Scabies (last updated January 2011)
    Information about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
    Pertussis Whooping Cough
    Information about Pertussis, updated September 2009.
    Information about mumps, updated April 2006
    Information about MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection, updated September 2008
    MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) is a viral infection that has caused severe illness in most of the infected people. Since you may participate in international travel, we want to provide you information about this illness.
    Meningitis Law
    Students living in facilities owned or operated by the university must be vaccinated or sign a waiver stating they do not want the vaccination.
    Meningitis and the Campus
    Information for the IUP community, revised June 2012
    Influenza Flu
    Information about how to stay healthy during flu season
    Hepatitis A Factsheet
    Information about Hepatitis A from the Centers for Disease Control (PDF file)
    Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
    Information on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease can be found here.
    Ebola Update
    An updated information guide about the Ebola virus disease.
    Chickenpox Varicella
    Information about chickenpox (varicella), updated September 2008
    Information about bed bugs (last updated January 2011)
    Avian Flu
    Avian flu (bird flu) information, last updated October 2007