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Infectious disease surveillance is important for disease control as well as to inform prevention and treatment [1]. While influenza surveillance data coverage and quality has improved significantly in recent years due to resource investments and advances in information technology, the need... 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 and includes 24 organizations in 13 countries. Numerous... Read more

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Road Traffic Injury is common cause of unintentional injury globally and Low and middle income countries account for 90%of 1.3 million Road Traffic Injury (RTI) deaths. In Africa region, Nigeria accounts for 25% of RTI mortality but has no comprehensive and reliable RTI surveillance system. Data... Read more

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Brucella spp., Coxiella burnetii, and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are believed to be enzootic in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and pose a particular public health risk due to their transmissibility in unpasteurized milk and dairy products. We established a milk surveillance methodology... Read more

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Unaccompanied alien children (UAC) are undocumented migrant children who come to the United States unaccompanied by a parent or guardian. The number apprehended UACs originating from the Central America counties of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have increased since FY 2012. Since the... Read more

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In 2017, the National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) continued to expand as a national scope data source with over 6,500 facilities registered on the BioSense Platform, including 4,000 active, 1,800 onboarding, and 700 planned or inactive facilities. 2,086 of the active facilities are... Read more

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Surveillance of risky behaviors of HIV infection and its manifest diseases has provided a better understanding of the complex nature of the HIV epidemic in India. However, little attempt is made to analyze progress of these surveillance activities.

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To study and analyze... Read more

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In the past, the media has served a source of data for syndromic surveillance of infectious disease, whether it is outbreaks of disease in animals or humans resulting in illness or death.  More often than not, the reverse is true; data based on analyses of   syndromic surveillance often flows... Read more

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This paper describes a method of detecting a slowly-growing signal in a large population, based on clustering the population into subgroups more homogeneous in their infectious agent susceptibility.

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Use of robust and broadly applicable statistical alerting methods is essential for a public health Biosurveillance system. We compared several algorithms related to the Early Aberration Reporting System C2 (adaptive control chart) method for practical detection sensitivity and timeliness using a... Read more

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