Combatting Especially Dangerous Pathogens in Pakistan

Implementing Partners:

Centers for Disease
Control and

In 2020, IGC provided support to the CDC to facilitate whole genome sequencing of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. This project was in collaboration with the Pakistan National Institute of Health (NIH). CCHF is a highly endemic and seasonal pathogen in Pakistan and improved diagnostics and detection will assist the Government of Pakistan to detect and control this virus.