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CO poisoning poses a significant public health burden. It is preventable, yet it remains a leading cause of poisoning in the United States. An effective surveillance system is very important for targeting and monitoring CO poisoning.Methods or Description: ED data was analyzed from the Missouri... Read more

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The OKC-Co Health Department deployed a phased vectorborne response plan to address multiple diseases, including Zika Virus and West Nile Virus. This plan is scalable and flexible, but must necessarily prepare for the worst case scenario. Although not currently a local threat in OKC-Co, Zika... Read more

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According to CDC, CRE is used to describe bacteria that are non- susceptible 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

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Sharing public health (PH) data and practices among PH authorities enhances epidemiological capacities and expands situational awareness at multiple levels. Ease of data sharing through the BioSense application, now part of the National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP), and the increased... Read more

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This presentation will focus on health managment information systems (HMIS) and surveillance activities in resource limited settings. The presenters will discuss how systems could be enhanced using smart phones or other innovative technologies and provide examples of ongoing applications in the... Read more

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As part of a wide-spread community discussion on the presence of monuments to Confederate Civil War figures, the Charlottesville city council voted to remove a statue of General Robert E. Lee. Multiple rallies were then held to protest the statue’s removal. A Ku Klux Klan (KKK) rally on July 8... Read more

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Presented March 22, 2018.

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I don't know what a success story is. I’m not sure if I have a story to share. I have a story, but I don't know how to share it with... Read more
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To assess the accuracy of community-based physician claims for identifying 5 syndromes: fever, gastrointestinal, neurological, rash, and respiratory.

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A U.S. Department of Defense program is underway to assess health surveillance in resource-poor settings and to evaluate the Early Warning Outbreak Reporting System. This program has included several information-gathering trips, including a trip to Lao PDR in September, 2006.

 

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Active CCHF natural foci were reported in 3 southern regions of Kazakhstan. The CCHF virus reservoir and vectors are ixodic ticks. 3-12 human CCHF cases occur per year; infection occurs through tick bites and CCHF patient blood contact. Prediction of the CCHF epidemiological situation is... Read more

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