NIAID scientists have begun studies of an emerging coronavirus responsible for at least two deaths in the Middle East.
Despite remarkable advances in medical research and treatments during the 20th century, infectious diseases remain among the leading causes of death worldwide.
Information about ongoing research related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and the NIAID Divisions supporting such research.
List of NIAID Category A-C pathogens
List of additional emerging infectious diseases and pathogens
List of NIAID reports and publications related to emerging infectious diseases.
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Last Updated August 20, 2014
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