Global Health Security

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Protecting U.S. Exports and Jobs Through Health Security
America’s Economy in Jeopardy: The Threat from Global Outbreaks


Global Health Security

Stopping Outbreaks Globally to Protect Americans Locally


Tracking and Responding to Disease Threats 24/7

Illustration of pathogens


and other public health emergencies responded to since 2006


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11 New Pathogens

and strains of dangerous diseases discovered since 2006


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30-40 Threats

to public health monitored daily


Training Disease Detectives to Identify and Stop Outbreaks

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People trained in field disease detection and response since 1980


Outbreaks investigated by trainees since 2005


Countries with trained boots-on-the-ground outbreak responders


Deploying Prepared CDC Responders to Tackle Emergencies

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Trained CDC experts ready to respond to crises since 2015


Mobilizations for global health emergencies since 2015


Person-days of deployments for rapid responses since 2015
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Information as of August 2018