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Defending America from Health Threats

NNDSS By The Numbers

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120 – 120 diseases under surveillance
• infectious diseases
• bioterrorism agents
• sexually transmitted diseases
• noninfectious  conditions

2.7M – Nearly 2.7 million disease events reported through  NNDSS each year

3K  – About 3,000 public health departments send disease data to 57 state and territorial public health departments, who send data to CDC

100% – 100% of the American population protected