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Special Pathogens Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Address Special Pathogens Branch
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases
MS A-26
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
Telephone (404) 639-1510
Purpose "The Special Pathogens Branch's (SPB) charter is the study of highly infectious viruses that also produce severe disease in humans. Our daily work involves the investigation of viruses that cause several hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and other recently identified and emerging viral diseases, such as Nipah virus encephalitis."
Expansion of Operational BSL-4 Lab
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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