Search Diseases

Please click on the disease which you would like to search. When you search a disease, you will find information on its clinical description, diagnosis, epidemiology, and methods of prevention and control (including links to available vaccines). 

This list is meant to include communicable vaccine-preventable diseases, as well as select communicable diseases for which vaccine candidates are undergoing, or have undergone, clinical trials.

For most disease pages, information was excerpted directly, without modification, from the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 19th edition published by the American Public Health Association in 2008. (IAIM obtained a permissions license for this content.) For diseases not included in the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 19th edition, information was obtained from other sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mayo Clinic, and others. Sources are cited in all cases.


Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Adenovirus  
Anthrax Chikungunya Cholera
Coronavirus Cytomegalovirus Dengue Fever
Diphtheria Ebola Haemophilus influenzae (including Hib)
Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C
Hepatitis E Hookworm Disease Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Influenza (seasonal) Influenza Virus Infection of Avian or Other Animal Origin Japanese Encephalitis
Lyme Disease Malaria  Measles
Meningococcal Infection Monkeypox Mumps
Pertussis Plague Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Poliomyelitis Rabies Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Rotavirus Rubella Schistosomiasis
Smallpox Staphylococcal Disease Tetanus
Tick-Borne Viral Encephalitides Tuberculosis (TB) Typhoid Fever
Varicella Yellow Fever  

Annex: Reporting of Communicable Diseases


Last updated: June 24, 2014