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Evaluating University syndromic surveillance systems during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic


Syndromic surveillance has been widely adopted as a real-time monitoring tool in early response to disease outbreaks. In order to provide real-time information on the impact of 2009 H1N1 during the Fall 2009 semester, Georgetown University (GU) and George Washington University (GWU) employed syndromic surveillance systems incorporating a variety of data sources. 



To describe the 2009 H1N1 outbreak at GU and GWU in Fall 2009. Identify the datasets that most accurately depict 2009 H1N1 disease in real time.

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