16% of all U.S. jobs depend upon the health of the nation's $1.25 trillion agricultural economy
75% of recently emerging infectious diseases that affect humans began as animal diseases
60% of animal pathogens are zoonotic: transmissible between animals and humans
Making agriculture and public health more resilient
through early detection, diagnosis, prevention, response, and recovery
Providing biological countermeasures to better protect animal agriculture, public health and the economy. Through its biological research, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) develops vaccines to help meet more...
Identifying potential outbreaks of high-consequence animal diseases to improve response and recovery. Through its biological research, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) develops screening tools, diagnostic more...
Empowering emergency managers to make better decisions under the pressure of disease outbreaks. AgConnect is a suite of customizable data integration and analysis products designed to enhance situational awareness. The more...
Preparing researchers, workers and responders to protect the supply of beef, pork, poultry, milk, eggs and other food products. Through its Education and Outreach theme, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) more...
The relative risk of exposure to the Ebola virus in the U.S. is extremely low, as there have been only a small number of isolated human cases and no known animal cases. However, Ebola is zoonotic and therefore transmissible to animals. Stay in the know on the latest Ebola news with the Centers for Disease Control and American Veterinary Medical Association.
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Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases
2501 Earl Rudder Freeway, Suite 701
College Station, TX 77845
Mail: 2129 TAMU; 77843-2129
Phone: (979) 845-2855
Fax: (979) 845-6574
A Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence