The Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP) improves public health and safety nationally and globally through investigating, monitoring, and controlling sickness, disability, and death caused highly-lethal viral, bacterial, prion, and related infections and diseases of unknown origin.
Improving Ebola Diagnostics: DHCPP’s Field Lab in Bo, Sierra Leone
When the Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in spring 2014, DHCPP’s laboratorians knew what to do.
15 Years of Ebola Research Prepared Them Well
DHCPP lab staff have helped stop several outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg viruses in Africa through quick deployment of field laboratories.