206. Syndromic Surveillance Systems: A Brief Intro

Intended Audience: Everyone

Syndromic surveillance systems are a type of informatics-based tool that is used in public health to assist with outbreak detection and early disease signs. It uses a lot of information aggregated from disparate sources to detect patterns and trends. Today’s episode is a brief introduction to the topic, but more information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/nssp/index.html

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