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Flaviviridae are one of the most widespread arboviruses in Ukraine. Mosquitoes are vectors of WNF in a majority of cases due to bites during swimming, fishing, work in suburban areas and outdoor recreation without use of individual protection from mosquitoes. A study of the species composition... Read more

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Uncertainty introduced by the selective identification of cases must be recognized and corrected for in order to accurately map the distribution of risk. Consider the problem of identifying geographic areas with increased risk of DRTB. Most countries with a high TB burden only offer drug... Read more

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Infectious disease surveillance is important for disease control as well as to inform prevention and treatment [1]. While influenza surveillance data coverage and quality has improved significantly in recent years due to resource investments and advances in information technology, the need... Read more

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The department of Paediatrics is conducting a HDSS with focus on maternal and child health at peri - urban sites located in Karachi, Pakistan. The study catchment area is 19 sq km with a population of around 274,856. Females between 15 to 49 years of age and less than 5 years old children cohort... Read more

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The VA has employed ESSENCE for health monitoring since 2006 [1]. Epidemiologists at the Office of Public Health (OPH) monitor the VA population at the national level. The system is also intended for facility-level monitoring to cover 152 medical centers, nearly 800 community-based outpatient... Read more

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In Reunion Island, the non-specific surveillance was mainly developed during A(H1N1) influenza pandemic in 2009. In March 2010, a new surveillance system was implemented from National Health Insurance data. This monitoring was based on the weekly consultation number and home visits by general... Read more

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Numerous studies have demonstrated a causal relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer1. By 2007 two vaccines targeting HPV were available in the United States. Both vaccines have shown close to 100% efficacy against HPV types 16 and 18, the cause of 70% of all cervical... Read more

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Chronic diseases, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus (diabetes), obesity, and hyperlipidemia, are some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Monitoring disease prevalence guides public health programs and policies that help prevent this burden. EHRs... Read more

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The opioid overdose crisis has rapidly expanded in North Carolina (NC), paralleling the epidemic across the United States. The number of opioid overdose deaths in NC has increased by nearly 40% each year since 2015.1 Critical to preventing overdose deaths is increasing access to the life-saving... Read more

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Sequence-informed surveillance is now recognized as an important extension to the monitoring of rapidly evolving pathogens [2]. This includes phylogeography, a field that studies the geographical lineages of species including viruses [3] by using sequence data (and relevant metadata such as... Read more

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