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The New York City (NYC) syndromic surveillance system has monitored syndromes from NYC emergency department (ED) visits since 2001, using the temporal and spatial scan statistic in SaTScan for aberration detection. Since our syndromic system was initiated, alternative methods have been proposed... Read more

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On a day to day basis, farmers and their veterinarians deal with many diseases without the benefit of surveillance for early outbreak detection, or coordinated outbreak responses. Without this support, highly contagious pathogens such as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) can spread quickly... Read more

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In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded 12 states, under the Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program, to utilize state Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and emergency department syndromic surveillance (SyS) data systems to increase timeliness of state... Read more

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Syndromic surveillance for early warning in military context needs a robust, scalable, flexible, ubiquitous, and interoperable surveillance system. A pilot project fulfilling these aims has been conceived as a collaboration of specialized web-services.

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Over the past seven years, the number of Lyme Disease (LD) cases in Anne Arundel County has more than doubled, from 84 in 2000 to 196 in 2007, which correlates to CDC findings. It is endemic in 10 states, including Maryland, and Anne Arundel County has the second highest number of LD cases in... Read more

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The former Soviet Union (FSU)—through the Sanitary-Epidemiologic Service (SES)—developed an extensive system of disease surveillance that was effective, yet centrally planned in Moscow. Even after the fall of the FSU in 1991, most newly independent states maintained all or parts of the SES... Read more

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Since the emergence of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in 2013, extensive surveillances have been established to monitor the human infection and environmental contamination with avian influenza virus in southern China. At the end of 2015, human infection with influenza A(H5N6) virus was identified... Read more

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Influenza-like illness (ILI) is an annual concern for communities and health authorities worldwide. As we enter the already active 2013-2014 flu season, join ISDS and the BioSense Redesign Team for a Webinar about using emergency department (ED) visit data for ILI surveillance. You will learn... Read more

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In India the range and burden of infectious diseases is enormous. To address this burden effectively, an estimate of the burden of infectious diseases is essential. The present study aims to analyze data from the Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (ISDP) to estimate the rates of selected... Read more

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Motor vehicle crashes (MVC) are a significant public health problem in Nebraska. These events cost Nebraska $1.6 billion a year, are the leading cause of injury death, and the fourth leading cause of injury hospital treatment in the state. Speeding, driving under the influence, distracted... Read more

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