Hot Topics

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

  • Avian Flu
    Avian flu (bird flu) information, last updated October 2007
    Bedbugs
    Information about bed bugs (last updated January 2011)
    Chickenpox Varicella
    Information about chickenpox (varicella), updated September 2008
    Ebola Update
    An updated information guide about the Ebola virus disease.
    Hepatitis A Factsheet
    Information about Hepatitis A from the Centers for Disease Control (PDF file)
    Influenza Flu
    Information about how to stay healthy during flu season
    Meningitis and the Campus
    Information for the IUP community, revised June 2012
    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.
    MERS
    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.
    MRSA
    Information about MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection, updated September 2008
    Mumps
    Information about mumps, updated April 2006
    Pertussis Whooping Cough
    Information about Pertussis, updated September 2009.
    SARS
    Information about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
    Scabies
    Information about Scabies (last updated January 2011)
    Swine Flu H1N1 Influenza
    Important resources and information on H1N1 (Swine) Influenza A
    Tuberculosis TB
    Information about TB (tuberculosis), updated February 2007
    Viral Aseptic Meningitis
    Information about viral (aseptic) meningitis, updated September 2008
    West Nile Virus
    Information about West Nile virus, updated June 2012