• Recent Outbreaks

    When new diseases and viruses emerge with the potential to harm millions, national health care organizations like the CDC are prepared to take the lead. Public health departments step up to look out for their entire community. It's AAFP's job to understand the implications for family medicine, and respond by identifying what you need to safely continue practicing and providing patient care.

    Monkeypox (MPV)

    Find information regarding the virus as well as valuable tools and resources.

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Find information to support primary care practices during the pandemic.

    Ebola Virus

    Find information on the virus and how to prevent the spread.

    Zika Virus

    Find recommendations for physicians and other health care professionals.


    Find information on changes to the vaccine plus recommendations for patients who don't have contraindications for the immunization.