National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)

The National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) works to protect people at home and around the world from emerging and zoonotic infections ranging from A to Z—anthrax to Zika. We are living in an interconnected world where an outbreak of infectious disease is just a plane ride away.

woman with her pet dog at the airport security

Importing pets into the United States

Handwashing keeps you healthy. Life is Better with Clean Hands campaign

Handwashing keeps you healthy. Life is Better with Clean Hands

Celebrating 50 years of CDC’s High-Containment Laboratories

Celebrating 50 years of CDC’s High-Containment Laboratories

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