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NBIC collects, analyzes, and shares key biosurveillance information to support the nation’s response to biological events of concern. Integration of this information enables early warning and shared situational awareness to inform critical decision making, and direct response and recovery... Read more

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This report is designed to aid state, territorial, tribal, and local public health leaders as they improve their capacity to achieve situational awareness during a public health emergency. We intend this report to serve as a concise reference work public health leaders can use to help design and... Read more

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Effective use of data for disease surveillance depends critically on the ability to trust and quantify the quality of source data. The Scalable Data Integration for Disease Surveillance project is developing tools to integrate and present surveillance data from multiple sources, with an initial... Read more

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GAS pharyngitis affects hundreds of millions of individuals globally each year, and over 12 million seek care in the United States annually for sore throat. Clinicians cannot differentiate GAS from other causes of acute pharyngitis based on the oropharynx exam, so consensus guidelines recommend... Read more

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The nation’s first operational infectious disease forecast station, modeled after warning protocols developed in the meteorology community, was activated in 2011. The approach was originally pioneered in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.


To evaluate the sociological... Read more

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has been funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop tools that enhance situational awareness in infectious disease surveillance. We have applied the concept of the surveillance window to the development of a cross platform app (SWAP). This app... Read more

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Argus is an event-based, multi-lingual surveillance system which captures and analyzes information from publicly available Internet media. Argus produces reports that summarize and contextualize indications and warning (I&W) of emerging threats, and makes these reports available to the... Read more

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The NBIC integrates, analyzes, and distributes key information about health and disease events to help ensure the nation’s responses are well-informed, save lives, and minimize economic impact. NBIC serves as a bridge between Federal, State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal entities to conduct... Read more

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The sanitary-epidemiological monitoring system in Kazakhstan is passive and statistical in nature. Due to the modern threats, activation and emergence of new and recurring diseases (corona virus, Ebola, etc.) it is vital to transition from current epidemiological surveillance approaches to new... Read more

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In today’s fast paced world, information is available (and expected) instantaneously. Social media has only fueled this expectation as it has permeated all aspects of our lives. More and more of the population is turning to social media outlets to share their thoughts and update their status,... Read more

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