DISEASES

Potentially Life-Threatening Infectious Diseases for
Emergency Response Employees

Listed below are the various potentially life-threatening infectious diseases facing emergency response employees. Click the specific disease to see some general information. Click the "Learn More" link to view detailed information pertaining to the disease.

Anthrax
Chicken Pox / Varicella Diseases
Diphtheria
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D
Herpes Simplex Virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Infectious Diarrhea
Lice
Measles
Meningococcal Disease / Meningitis
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
Mononucleosis
MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Mumps
Novel Influenza
Pertussis
Plague (Bubonic / Pneumonic)
Poliomyelitis
Rabies
Rubella (German Measles)
Seasonal Influenza
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Smallpox
Tetanus
Tuberculosis (TB)
Vaccinia Infection
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers