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 by highly lethal viral, bacterial, prion, and related infections and diseases of unknown origin. Learn more.
- Pox Experts - Pox experts discover a new orthopox species in the country of Georgia.
- Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch - Each year lab scientists in the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory (SBRL) identify 4-5 new species of bacteria.
- Ebola Medical Camp - Responding to outbreaks of rare and deadly diseases worldwide.