The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the major operating components of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC manages nearly US$2 billion in United States Government financial investments to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury and disability in the U.S. and internationally. Specific funding priorities for the CDC include HIV/AIDS, vaccines and immunizations, malaria, neglected tropical diseases, global public health capacity development, and global security from pandemic threats.