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COVID-19 Updates

Coronaviruses are a family of RNA viruses that typically cause mild respiratory disease in humans. A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in December 2019. Our experts are closely following and analyzing updates on this outbreak. The resources will be routinely updated.

Fact Sheets

Biological and Chemical Agents of Concern: Descriptions of biological and chemical agents that have been used in the past for terrorism or are considered a serious threat, with basic information on transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and decontamination

Interactive Features

Explore outbreaks of diseases caused by the 80+ select agent pathogens. Take a ringside seat for a smallpox attack scenario. Learn leadership skills for managing an epidemic. Or explore ways to protect building occupants from biological threats. View all of our interactive features.


In video briefs and interviews, Center experts offer their perspective on developments in health security and background on the issues addressed in our articles and reports.


Our Mission

To protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.