Deadline: 31 October 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for a program entitled “Household transmission of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the community” to enroll households with confirmed influenza and follow household contacts for up to two weeks to estimate the secondary infection risk and factors associated with risk of infection.
This study will also estimate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in preventing influenza infection from close contacts. These findings are important to improve prevention and control of seasonal influenza, but also to be better prepared in the event of a future influenza pandemic.
The ceilings and floor of the award are $400,000 and $200,000.
Eligible applicants include:
- County governments
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- City or township governments
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Private institutions of higher education
- State governments
- Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Independent school districts
- Small businesses
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Special district governments
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
For more information, please visit grants.gov.