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Hurricane Sandy hit New York City (NYC) on October 29, 2012. Before and after the storm, 73 temporary evacuation shelters were established. The total census of these shelters peaked at approximately 6,800 individuals. Concern about the spread of communicable diseases in shelters prompted the NYC... Read more

Since Cryptosporidium can be transmitted by ingestion of infected food animals and poorly treated water and by direct contact it is possible for infection to occur through ingestion of under cooked frogs and through handling and processing of infected frogs. In Burkina Faso frogs caught are sold... Read more

Anthrax is an acute especially dangerous infectious disease of animals and humans. Bacillus anthracis is a potential bioterrorism tool. In Ukraine, there are favorable natural conditions for the spread of anthrax. There are 13.5 thousand of constantly anthrax-troubled points. Anthrax epidemic... Read more

The Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section (IDEpi) within the Office of Public Health (LaOPH) conducts syndromic surveillance of emergency departments by means of the Louisiana Early Event Detection System (LEEDS). LEEDS accepts ADT (admit-discharge transfer) messages from participating... Read more

DENV, CHIKV and ZIKV are all transmitted by mosquitoes and have occurred in outbreaks in the Caribbean. Common symptoms (which can be severe and disabling) are similar among the 3 viruses and include fever, joint pain/swelling, headache, muscle pain and rash. In December 2015, the first endemic... Read more

Presented September 21, 2017.

The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the Analytic Solution Committees (ASC) to ISDS members, explaining how the committee works and how it can help ISDS members, and to foster discussion about what processes would be most helpful to ISDS members going... Read more

This presentation given August 3, 2017 describes work toward applying machine learning methods to CDC’s autism surveillance program. CDC’s population-based autism surveillance is labor-intensive and costly, as it requires clinicians to manually review children’s medical and educational records... Read more

According to CDC, CRE is used to describe bacteria that are nonsusceptible to one or more carbapenems; doripenem, meropenem or imipenem and resistant to third generation cephalosporins like ceftriaxone, cefotaxime and ceftazidime. These organisms cause infections that are associated with high... Read more

Join us for a follow-up webinar, to our first held last February, where the ISDS staff will present enhancements made to the ISDS website to help you improve your experience as a member. Refresh your knowledge of how to navigate through our website, participate in community discussions, and... Read more

This one-page report template is provided by the Oregon Public Health Division Health Intelligence Branch and will adapted for statewide surveillance of the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

 

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