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Notice to Readers Publication of CDC Strategic Plan for Emerging Infectious Diseases

CDC has released Addressing Emerging Infectious Disease Threats: A Prevention Strategy for the United States (1); the Executive Summary of this plan was published as an MMWR Recommendations and Reports (2). The plan was developed in partnership with other federal agencies; state and local health departments; academic institutions; professional societies; international organizations; and experts in public health, infectious diseases, and medical microbiology. The plan contains four goals that emphasize surveillance, applied research, prevention and control, and public health infrastructure.

Single copies of the plan are available from CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases, Office of Program Resources -- EP, Mailstop C-14, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333.


  1. CDC. Addressing emerging infectious disease threats: a prevention strategy for the United States. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1994.

  2. CDC. Addressing emerging infectious disease threats: a prevention strategy for the United States: executive summary. MMWR 1994;43:(no. RR-5).

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