Detecting and responding to new and emerging health threats. Tackling the biggest health problems causing death and disability for Americans. Putting science and advanced technology into action to prevent disease. Promoting healthy and safe behaviors, communities, and environment. Developing leaders and training the public health workforce, including disease detectives. Taking the health pulse of our nation.
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety, and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
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