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The Partnership to Fight Infectious Disease (PFID) website is designed to provide education to the public and healthcare professionals about the burden, causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan. All information on this site is for general purposes only, is based on recommendations, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

This site is owned and operated by the Partnership to Fight Infectious Disease (PFID). Although PFID attempts to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, PFID assumes no duty to correct or update this website at any time. Notwithstanding that all content is reviewed by subject matter experts, PFID makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this website, and such information is subject to change without notice. The information on this website may be of a time-critical nature, and PFID cannot guarantee that the information is not outdated, inaccurate, or incomplete.  PFID disclaims any and all liability whatsoever relating to any use of this website and is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use by any user.


In certain places on this website, live links to other websites may be accessed, including links to ECDC and other partners. Such external links contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of PFID. PFID does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external website addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of any information obtained from such addresses is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service maker, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by PFID . PFID shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, to the user or any other third party for any damage resulting from the use of the information contained or implied on this site or such other external sites.


PFID is not licensed to practice medicine and providing information on this website does not constitute such practice. This site is not designed to, nor does it provide, medical advice. All information is for general informational purposes only. The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing, or other professional healthcare advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Readers are advised to always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions.


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