Operational Framework for Strengthening Human, Animal, and Environmental Public Health Systems at their Interface

Public health systems must be resilient and prepared to face existing and future disease threats at the human-animal-environment interface. This Operational Framework provides a practical reference toward achieving that aim.

Advanced surveillance and preparedness to meet a new era of invasive vectors and emerging vector-borne diseases

Globalization has increased the rate at which arthropod vectors and associated pathogens emerge and spread. A persistent challenge to the public health agencies in the United States is to identify and control emerging foreign human and animal health threats.

On the hunt for Disease X

Earlier this year the World Health Organization (WHO) announced it was sufficiently concerned about what was lurking in the wild to include something called ‘Disease X’ in its global strategy plan, representing an as yet undiscovered pathogen with the potential to spark a pandemic.