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Red Book Online Outbreaks

June 30, 2022

Information and resource links for current infectious disease outbreaks. This section focuses on outbreaks that affect the pediatric population and that have been identified in multiple U.S. states; other outbreak types may be covered occasionally as situations warrant.

Outbreaks are updated weekly. The COVID-19 Outbreak is updated daily.

Please take a few minutes to provide us with feedback on these Red Book Online Outbreaks pages: 


Posted 6/30/22

Monkeypox Virus Outbreak 

CDC is tracking an outbreak of monkeypox infections in the United States of which there are currently no cases in the pediatric age group.


Find information outbreaks of serogroup B and C meningococcal disease in Florida


Posted 10/19/19 | Updated 6/30/22

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Access information on the COVID-19 pandemic here, including key points for pediatricians and links to AAP and CDC interim guidance.


Posted 6/14/22 | Updated 6/29/22

Salmonella Infections and Backyard Poultry 

Pediatricians are advised to monitor for infections of Salmonella linked to contact with backyard poultry.


Posted 5/25/22 | Updated 6/29/22

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Peanut Butter  

Access information on Salmonella Senftenberg illnesses linked to Jif brand peanut butter.


Access information regarding a cluster of children in the US who have been diagnosed with hepatitis possibly associated with an adenoviral infection.


Posted 8/19/21 | Updated 6/29/22

Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Pediatricians are advised to monitor an increase in cases of acute flaccid myelitis since 2014 because, although the condition is rare, most cases have been in children.


Posted 8/19/21 | Updated 6/29/22


Pediatricians are advised to monitor for outbreaks of measles in the US.


Posted 12/21/21 | Updated 6/29/22

Penicillin-resistant and Ciprofloxacin-resistant Neisseria Meningitis

Access information on this outbreak, including key points for pediatricians and links to AAP and CDC guidance.



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