Evaluating Syndromic surveillance systems at institutions of higher education (IHEs): A retrospective analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic at two universities

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p591
Academic Journal
The article offers information on Syndromic surveillance, a real-time monitoring tool that is used for timely response to pandemic diseases like H1N1 influenza. It is mentioned that the tool was used by the two major universities in Washington during the 2009 H1N1 outbreak. The data collected included the cases of influenza like symptoms from both the universities. Information on the results obtained by suing the tool is presented.


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