Helping countries respond to public health threats quickly and effectively is critical to preventing the spread of disease regionally and around the world.

In 2018, CDC began partnerships with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Washington State University, and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, to strengthen epidemiological surveillance for acute febrile illness (AFI).

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