Our Topics

NCEZID’s mission is to reduce illness and death associated with emerging and zoonotic infectious diseases and to protect against the unintentional or intentional spread of infectious diseases. Our focus is on not just the United States, because an outbreak anywhere is a risk everywhere.

The principal work of NCEZID is to PREVENT, DETECT, and RESPOND to outbreaks of infectious diseases—natural, accidental, or intentional. Some of the topics we cover include: