Deadly Infections

Highly Pathogenic Organisms

Infectious diseases can be found everywhere, and NCEZID is engaged in preventing, tracking, detecting, and responding to outbreaks of infectious disease throughout the United States and the world. The links below reference stories and updates about our work from 2011 to the present to protect people from the threat of deadly infections like Ebola, plague, and anthrax. These are also known as “high-consequence pathogens.”

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Overview of NCEZID’s work on deadly infections
Stories that spotlight antimicrobial deadly infections

Anthrax

Botulism

Ebola

Plague

Poxviruses

Rabies

Other deadly infections

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