CDC: Protecting Jobs and Economy through Global Health Security

In this photo a machine engineer uses a turret milling machine to create the main cavity of a twelve port air manifold that was designed and fabricated by NIOSH. This component was used in an automated air sampling instrument that was designed and developed by NIOSH.

Many U.S. jobs are related to exports.

In our increasingly interconnected world, continued advancement of global health security (GHS) can help protect Americans and people around the world from the devastating health and economic consequences of infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies. Learn how CDC is using GHS to protect America’s economic wellbeing.

Global Health Security and Economic Protection Research

A recent CDC article examines the importance of GHS in protecting the health and economic wellbeing of the U.S. states. Read Global Health Security: Protecting the United States in an Interconnected Worldexternal icon and review the State Data Table.

Learn more in our U.S. economic profile: CDC and Health Security: Helping to Protect America’s Jobs and Economy.