Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Study

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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Study
United States of America
To research the nairovirus, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, a tick-borne viral disease, especially common in East and West Africa. With mortality rates as high as 80 percent and with no FDA approved vaccines or therapeutics, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is considered a dangerous pathogen and a serious bioterrorism threat. The project will expand the knowledge of the ovarian tumor protease domain of the nairovirus to inform control measures and vaccine development.
University of Georgia (National Institutes of Health)
CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

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Compassion Fund for CDC's Global Health Workers

Health Worker in KenyaCDC employs more than 1,500 staff in 50+ countries around the world. This fund provides financial relief to locally employed staff who are impacted by adverse conditions in the field.

These health workers are essential to CDC's work overseas, ensuring the sustainability and diversity of CDC's global programs. As these staff are often the primary breadwinners for their families, assistance from the Compassion Fund can be extremely helpful in an emergency situation.

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Compassion Fund
Compassion Fund for CDC's Global Health Workers
Swaziland
To provide financial relief to locally-employed CDC staff who are impacted by adverse conditions in the field. CDC employs more than 1,500 staff in 50+ countries around the world.
Multiple individuals and organizations
CDC's Center for Global Health
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