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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 surveillance system has been... Read more

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France hosted 2016 UEFA European Football Championship between June 10 and July 10. In the particular context of several terrorist attacks occurring in France in 2015 [1], the French national public health agency « Santé publique France » (formerly French Institute for Public Health Surveillance... Read more

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Co-financed by the European Commission through the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers, the European Triple-S project (Syndromic Surveillance Survey, Assessment towards Guidelines for Europe) was launched in 2010 for a 3-year period [1]. It involves 24 organisations from 13 countries. The... Read more

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The impact of poor air quality (AQ) on human health is a global issue, with periods of poor AQ known to occur in multiple locations, across different countries at, or around the same time. The Public Health England (PHE) Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance System (EDSSS) is a public... Read more

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Syndromic surveillance is usually presented as relevant for event detection. As the data collected automatically from data sources is detailed enough (e.g. ICD10 codes), it may contribute to assess and quantify the burden of health events and describe their main epidemiological features. In... Read more

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The French syndromic surveillance system SursaUD® has been set up by Santé publique France, the national public health agency (formerly French institute for public health - InVS) in 2004. In 2016, the system is based on three main data sources: the attendances in about 650 emergency departments... Read more

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Today, Internet, especially Wikipedia, is an important part of everyday life. People can notably use this popular free online encyclopedia to search health-related information. Recent studies showed that Wikipedia data can be used to monitor and to forecast influenza-like illnesses in near real... Read more

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While the link between excess winter mortality and winter respiratory diseases in the elderly is well described, the impact of the epidemic of influenza in the elderly is mainly assessed in France through specific surveillance in the general population. Syndromic surveillance data enables to... Read more

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Since 2004, the French syndromic surveillance system Oscour® has been implemented by the national institute for public health surveillance (InVS) and is daily used to detect and follow-up various public health events all over the territory [1]. Beginning with 23 ED in 2004, the coverage and data... Read more

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In June 2004, the French syndromic surveillance system based on the ED has been implemented by the French institute for public health surveillance (InVS), starting with 23 ED. In August 2014, about 600 ED (40,000 daily attendances) are included in the Oscour network, recording 80% of the... Read more

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