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Innovative electronic surveillance systems are being developed to improve early detection of outbreaks attributable to biologic terrorism or other causes. A review of the rationale, goals, definitions, and realistic expectations for these surveillance systems is a crucial first step toward... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

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Ever wonder what syndromic surveillance is? How it is applied? This introduction to syndromic surveillance answers your questions and gives you a foundation for understanding how surveillance is used by public health professionals to understand health threats.... Read more

Content type: Training

Presented May 16, 2019.

After the major impact of the 2003 heat wave, France needed a reactive, permanent and national surveillance system enabling to detect and to follow-up various public health events all over the territory including overseas. In June 2004, the French syndromic... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Модуль 3 Алгоритмы реагирования

Content type: Training

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials were held July 1-10 in Eugene, OR. This mass gathering included over 1,000 athletes, 1,500 volunteers, and 175,000 spectators. The Oregon Public Health Division (PHD) and Lane County Public Health (LCPH) participated in pre-event planning and... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Syndromic surveillance systems are large and complex technology projects that increasingly require large investments of financial and political capital to be sustainable. What was once a minor surveillance tool in the mid-2000s has evolved into a program that is regarded as valuable to public... Read more

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Norovirus, commonly referred to as the winter vomiting disease, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis worldwide, with the total number of cases reported per year in Ontario second only to the common cold. The disease is highly infectious, requires a low infectious dose, and is well-known... Read more

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A Regional Syndromic Surveillance Data Sharing Workshop was held in Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 3 on June 9-10, 2015 at the offices of the District of Columbia Department of Health. This was the eighth workshop in a series, with the ultimate aim to reach all ten HHS regions. Although... Read more

Content type: Report

Following Hurricane Superstorm Sandy, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) developed indicators to enhance syndromic surveillance for extreme weather events in EpiCenter, an online system that collects and analyzes real-time chief complaint emergency department (ED) data and classifies... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

Arizona is facing multiple public health threats from arboviral diseases. State and local public health departments are monitoring two mosquito-borne outbreaks within its borders and two in adjacent territories. To prevent transmission, viremic patients must be identified in a timely manner and... Read more

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