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In this 26 minute video, Eric Bakota offers an overview of a free statistical package, R, and an overview of commonly used tips and tricks shared in the surveillance community for analysis work in R.

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Overview of R and R Studio Introduction to the ‘Tidyverse’ concept (... Read more
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To obtain feedback and seek future directions for an ISDS initiative to establish and update research questions in Informatics, Analytics, Communications, and Systems Research with the greatest perceived impact for improving surveillance practice.

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It is estimated that in the United States (US), unintentional non-fire related CO poisoning causes an average of 439 deaths annually, and in 2007 confirmed CO poisoning cases resulted in 21,304 ED visits and 2,302 hospitalizations (71 per million and 8 per million population, respectively)1 .... Read more

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To develop a spatially accurate biosurveillance synthetic data generator for the testing, evaluation, and comparison of new outbreak detection techniques.

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In October 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released health advisory #384 to inform people about increases in fentanyl fatalities. Florida’s statewide syndromic surveillance system, Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (... Read more

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Malaria is a parasitic disease caused by Plasmodium falciparum. About 3.2 billion people worldwide are at risk of malaria. Children and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to the disease. Sub- Saharan Africa carries a high share of the global malaria burden. Effective malaria surveillance... Read more

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Every year, circulating influenza viruses generate a significant number of deaths. During the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1), a national non mandatory surveillance system of severe influenza cases admitted to intensive care units(ICU) was set up in France. This surveillance is regionally driven... Read more

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Public health surveillance largely relies on the use of surveillance systems to facilitate the identification and investigation of epidemiologic concerns reflected in data. In order to support public health response, these systems must present relevant information, and be user-friendly, dynamic... Read more

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Stemming from the 2014-6 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, community event based surveillance (CEBS) was implemented in Sierra Leone using community health workers to generate alerts for trigger events suggestive of EVD transmission. Through September 30, 2015 (last month of active EVD... Read more

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Traditionally, public health surveillance departments collect, analyze, interpret, and package information into static surveillance reports for distribution to stakeholders. This resource-intensive production and dissemination process has major shortcomings that impede end users from optimally... Read more

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