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Disease Prevention and Control / Communicable Diseases / Influenza

PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers and Reference Laboratory for Influenza in the Americas

1. PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Control of Influenza
Influenza Branch
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases (DVRD)
National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)   |   español
1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop G16
Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Phone: (+1-404) 639-3591
Fax: (+1-404) 639-2334
Contact the Center
Main Activity: Annual influenza vaccine composition recommendations.
Main CDC Influenza Sites
2. PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza in Animals
Department of Virology and Molecular Biology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital   |   español
332 North Lauderdale Street
P.O. Box 318
Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
Phone: (866) 278-5833
Fax: (901) 523-2622
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Main Activities
  1. To elucidate the role of influenza viruses in the national ecosystems of the world in the emergency of epidemic and pandemic influenza in lower animals and humans.
  2. To develop an animal influenza network (elaborated on pp. 11–12 of workplan).
Reference Laboratory
Division of Viral Products
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
1401 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Phone: (+1-301) 827-1908
Fax: (+1-301) 402-5128
Contact the CBER

Also see  National Influenza Programs   |   español

Collaborating Centers

General Resource Pages on Influenza


Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

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