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Emerging Infectious Diseases is an open-access, online journal published monthly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • See Types of Articles for information on article categories, figures and tables, references, and word count.
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Page created: September 09, 2011
Page updated: January 10, 2023
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