Prevent Disease Transmission

Key points

  • Many resources are available pertaining to guidance and recommendations for prevention and control of infectious disease.
  • View key disease prevention resources on infection control, specific pathogens, and other topics below.
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Infection control measures

Infection control measures typically play an important role in preventing disease transmission during respiratory outbreaks. Many of the materials listed below were developed for healthcare settings. However, some may apply to other settings, such as schools or daycare facilities.

Vaccine recommendations and antibacterial and antiviral medication guidelines can also help determine control measures for some respiratory disease outbreaks.