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States currently funded by CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program have been monitoring opioid overdose trends in their states. Within the last year, they started to notice increases in overdose visits related to stimulant use. Because CDC had worked with these states... Read more

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This document, issued on March 7, 2016, provides a template for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for secure, electronic exchange of immunization information among governmental entities that operate a population-based Immunization Information System (IIS). It suggests terms and conditions that... Read more

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ARIMA models use past values (autoregressive terms) and past forecasting errors (moving average terms) to generate future forecasts, making it a potential candidate method for modeling citywide time series of syndromic data [1]. While past research supports the use of ARIMA modeling as a... Read more

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Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood viral infection, characterised by a brief febrile illness, vesicular rashes on the hands and feet and mouth ulcers. HFMD is endemic in Singapore, with more than 50% of cases occurring in children below 5 years of age.1 Enterovirus 71 (... Read more

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The U.S. Surgeon General's 2008 Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) raised the importance of conducting surveillance for VTE. VTE comprises PE and DVT and collectively is responsible for estimated 350,000-900,000 events and 100,000-300,000 deaths... Read more

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The NNDSS is the public health surveillance system that enables all levels of public health (local, state, territorial, and federal) to monitor the occurrence and spread of the diseases and conditions that the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has officially designated as... Read more

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Understanding how exposure to hazards in our environment (air, water, food and surroundings) affects our health is critical to understanding causes of many chronic and acute diseases and to planning and implementing appropriate response and prevention efforts. Centers of Disease Control and... 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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This project was established through the Border Infectious Disease Surveillance (BIDS) program in Arizona (AZ) to monitor infecting respiratory pathogens among hospitalized patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) in the AZ border region from September 2010 to the present.

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ESSENCE is a web-based syndromic surveillance system utilized by DHMH to detect and track outbreaks, suspicious patterns of illness, public health emergencies, and biological threats. ESSENCE ED chief complaint data is collected daily from 47 emergency departments in Maryland (all 45 acute care... Read more

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