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GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY
In today’s interconnected world, a disease threat anywhere can become a health threat to America.
One of the most severe public health problems globally, 2015 saw 212 million malaria infections worldwide.
Impacting 36 out of every million persons worldwide, measles is a highly infectious and potentially fatal disease.
Thirty-five years after the first cases were reported, HIV is still a leading cause of death and a health threat to millions.
NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES
More than a billion people globally are impacted by these bacterial and parasitic infections.
About 200,000 vaccine-preventable cases of yellow fever occur every year, 90% of them in Africa.
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Infectious Disease Society of America