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*  Quantifying the impact of community quarantine on SARS transmission in Ontario: estimation of secondary case count difference...
Before the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) legal ... It was a crude and widely heard wake-up call for societies and authorities worldwide about the threat of infectious diseases in ... TO BE PARANOID IS THE STANDARD? PANIC RESPONSES TO SARS OUTBREAK IN THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION. Cheng, Cecilia ... HHS/CDC Legal Response to SARS Outbreak. Misrahi, James J.; Foster, Joseph A.; Shaw, Frederic E.; Cetron, Martin S. // Emerging ...
http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/48253670/quantifying-impact-community-quarantine-sars-transmission-ontario-estimation-secondary-case-count-difference-number-needed-quarantine
*  A Conceptual Architecture for National Biosurveillance: Moving Beyond Situational Awareness to Enable Digital Detection of...
Constructing rigorous and broad biosurveillance networks for detecting emerging zoonotic outbreaks Journal Article Brown, Mac ... The resources for surveillance of infectious diseases in animals and wildlife are often limited and mathematical modeling can ... Finally, we validated the results with a known outbreak, using spatial analysis of all the simulation runs to show the ... and infectious disease surveillance; (2) an information architecture that enables secure, national access to electronic health ...
https://www.osti.gov/pages/biblio/1262173-conceptual-architecture-national-biosurveillance-moving-beyond-situational-awareness-enable-digital-detection-emerging-threats
*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks -- United States, 1998-2008 - 13732 | Stephen B. Thacker...
Disease Outbreaks Epidemiology Foodborne Diseases Food Microbiology Food Poisoning Public Health Surveillance Disease Outbreaks ... Description of the System: The Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System collects data on foodborne disease outbreaks, ... A substantial percentage of foodborne disease outbreaks were associated with poultry, fish, and beef, whereas many outbreak- ... 317 outbreaks), ciguatoxin and fish (172 outbreaks), Salmonella and poultry (145 outbreaks), and norovirus and leafy vegetables ...
https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/13732
*  Supporting biosurveillance via the web
Los Alamos science team gathers a virtual biological toolkit for international disease outbreak response. LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Jan ... apps for contextualizing disease outbreaks based upon historical data, as well as advanced bioinformatics software packages. ... The site offers a variety of Los Alamos-developed biosurveillance tools that can be used for decision support in disease ... The site offers a variety of Los Alamos-developed biosurveillance tools that can be used for decision support in disease ...
http://www.lanl.gov/discover/news-release-archive/2015/January/01.28-supporting-biosurveillance.php
*  Water-Related Disease Outbreaks, 1985
... Michael E. St. Louis, M.D. Enteric Disease Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Center ... Since 1971 CDC has tabulated data on waterborne disease outbreaks separately from those for foodborne disease outbreaks and ... the agent in two of four bacterial disease outbreaks, caused 10 (55%) of 18 waterborne bacterial disease outbreaks between 1980 ... No waterborne outbreaks of documented viral diseases were reported in 1985. In the one reported outbreak related to a chemical ...
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001765.htm
*  Illegal immigrant flood bringing disease outbreaks
... By Thomas Lifson. There are serious worries in Texas and beyond over the ... Agents are worrying about a viral outbreak.. "We are sending people everywhere. The average person doesn't know what's going on ... Agents are worrying about a viral outbreak.. "We are sending people everywhere. The average person doesn't know what's going on ... "There's been an outbreak of scabies that's been going on for the past month," Cabrera said. ...
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2014/06/illegal_immigrant_flood_bringing_disease_outbreaks.html
*  Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks --- United States, 2006
CDC collects data on foodborne disease outbreaks (FBDOs) from all states and territories through the Foodborne Disease Outbreak ... six outbreaks), STEC O157 (two outbreaks), Salmonella (one outbreak), and Listeria (one outbreak), resulting in 11 ... the most outbreaks were attributed to fish (47 outbreaks), poultry (35 outbreaks), and beef (25 outbreaks), and the most cases ... eight confirmed outbreaks and one suspected outbreak).. ยงยง L. monocytogenes (two confirmed outbreaks and one suspected outbreak ...
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5822a1.htm
*  Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks --- United States, 1997--1998
Outbreaks Not Classified as Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks Outbreaks attributed to drinking water contaminated at the point of ... The states that reported the most outbreaks were Wisconsin (seven outbreaks) and Minnesota (four outbreaks). These 32 outbreaks ... Previously Unreported Outbreak A previously unpublished NLV outbreak during 1996 was reported (Table 10). This outbreak was ... The median outbreak size was 10 persons (range: 2--1,400). No deaths were attributed to these outbreaks. Outbreaks were most ...
https://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/preview/mmwrhtml/ss4904a1.htm
*  Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks --United States, 1993-1997
Several types of outbreaks are excluded from the Foodborne-Disease Outbreak Surveillance System such as outbreaks that occur on ... Foodborne-Disease Outbreaks During 1993-1997. As in previous years, bacterial pathogens caused most outbreaks and infections ... Interpretation of Data from the Foodborne-Disease Outbreak Surveillance System. Foodborne diseases cause an estimated 76 ... Disease prevention and control. The investigation of foodborne-disease outbreaks leads to prevention and control measures in ...
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss4901a1.htm
*  Haiti at Risk for Disease Outbreaks | PBS NewsHour
... told the NewsHour outbreaks of disease could quickly exacerbate problems for already overwhelmed emergency health facilities in ... Haiti at Risk for Disease Outbreaks. Health Jan 14, 2010 1:49 PM EST Treating the injured is still the first priority in Port ... "If we allow [disease outbreaks] to happen on a large scale it will be very hard to control," he said. ... told the NewsHour outbreaks of disease could quickly exacerbate problems for already overwhelmed emergency health facilities in ...
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/haiti-at-risk-for-disease-outbreaks
*  Disease Outbreak - Hazards
Infectious diseases are caused by microbes, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, or protozoa. To cause disease, a microbe must ... For more information about health emergencies and emergency response, see the Centers for Disease Control Emergency ... Many health emergencies are the result of infectious diseases. ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) * ...
https://www2.illinois.gov/ready/hazards/Pages/DiseaseOutbreak.aspx
*  5 Scariest Disease Outbreaks of the Past Century
... like these five diseases which have accounted for some of the scariest and deadliest outbreaks. ... Population rise is likely to increase the rate of outbreaks of new infectious diseases, ...
https://www.livescience.com/41478-scariest-disease-outbreaks.html
*  Using Biostatistics To Detect Disease Outbreaks
... Illustration of an influenza virus attaching to a cell membrane: Professor ... Using Biostatistics To Detect Disease Outbreaks * A Viral Cloaking Device * Malaria Millennium Development Goal Unlikely To Be ... Professor Ryan will be contributing to the development of a model of what the 'usual' behaviour of a disease occurrence would ... versus missing an outbreak that is occurring. We need to develop methods of detection that will have high sensitivity to ...
http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Using_Biostatistics_To_Detect_Disease_Outbreaks_999.html
*  iPhone Application Tracks Disease Outbreaks | Newsmax.com
... there is a case of swine flu nearby can now find out instantly with a new program that tracks outbreaks of infectious diseases. ... HealthMap, founded in 2006, tracks and maps infectious disease outbreaks through news reports, personal accounts, official ... enables users to track and report outbreaks of infectious diseases such as swine flu in real time.. It is available for free ... Users can also set alerts to be notified on their iPhone or by e-mail when new outbreaks are reported nearby.. "We hope ...
https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/iphone-application-tracks-outbreaks-of-disease/2009/09/03/id/475094/
*  Are Recent Animal Disease Outbreaks Linked? - Mother Jones
Are Recent Animal Disease Outbreaks Linked?. Kacey DeamerJune 7, 2012 2:08 PM *Share on Facebook ... A recent article in Discovery News reports that some experts have come to suspect that the diseases spurring these population ... Researchers list a number of potential factors that might be causing these species to be more susceptible to disease, like ... "It appears that many species are under an immense amount of stress, allowing opportunistic diseases to take hold," Rob Mies, ...
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/06/bat-bee-frog-fungus-deaths/
*  Wikipedia-Based Tracking Model Could Predict Disease Outbreaks: Study
A team of scientists was able to predict influenza outbreaks in the U.S., Poland, Japan and Thailand by tracking page views on ... Wikipedia-Based Tracking Model Could Predict Disease Outbreaks: Study. By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 On 11/14/14 AT 3:06 AM. ... Wikipedia page views could, in the future, become an important tool in predicting disease outbreaks, according to the findings ... argued that Wikipedia traffic data could also be used to estimate the current rates of disease outbreaks across the world. ...
http://www.ibtimes.com/wikipedia-based-tracking-model-could-predict-disease-outbreaks-study-1723704
*  Foodborne Disease Outbreak | 2011 Case Definition
Data sharing: Notification to CDC of confirmed cases of foodborne disease outbreaks (preferably using the CDC National Outbreak ... Foodborne Disease Outbreak , 1990 Case Definition (https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/conditions/foodborne-disease-outbreak/case- ... Please see the 'Guidelines for Confirmation of Foodborne-Disease Outbreaks'.1. Laboratory Criteria for Diagnosis. Diagnostic ... Guide to confirming an etiology in foodborne disease outbreak. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/outbreaks/ ...
https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/conditions/foodborne-disease-outbreak/case-definition/2011/
*  WHO | Preventing disease outbreaks after the tsunami in Solomon Islands
Cramped living conditions, limited clean water, and poor sanitation increases the risk of diarrhoea and other disease outbreaks ...
http://www.who.int/features/2013/solomon_tsunami/photos/en/index2.html
*  This Week in Disgusting Disease Outbreaks: Swine Flu | Village Voice
The Centers for Disease Control has reported that there's been an outbreak of swine flu strain - with 145 diagnosed cases since ... This Week in Disgusting Disease Outbreaks: Swine Flu. by Victoria Bekiempis. August 10, 2012. ... Nobody has died from this year's outbreak (H3N2v) and even though swine flu sucks, it's a lot like the regular flu (coughing, ... This info comes shortly after the CDC announced a whooping cough outbreak, as well as reports that another influenza - bird flu ...
https://www.villagevoice.com/2012/08/10/this-week-in-disgusting-disease-outbreaks-swine-flu/
*  Disease outbreak hits Congo capital - UPI.com
... a mosquito-borne disease similar to dengue fever, in parts of the capital Brazzaville. ... Health officials in the Congo have reported an outbreak of Chikungunya, ... BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, June 20 (UPI) -- Health officials in the Congo have reported an outbreak of Chikungunya, a ... No deaths have been reported in the outbreak, initially thought to be malaria, but health authorities have warned of elevated ...
https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2011/06/20/Disease-outbreak-hits-Congo-capital/UPI-79231308615723/?st_rec=70801327555698
*  New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks | EurekAlert! Science News
... rapidly reduced costs of next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks. ... To combat disease outbreaks, public health officials often use painstaking fieldwork to try to stay one step ahead of the ... New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks. Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press) ... New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks This week in Molecular Biology and Evolution ...
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-04/mbae-nta041114.php
*  Campus News: New technology will help pinpoint disease outbreaks
"Time is key in these events -- people can become very ill or die during disease outbreaks -- so speedy recognition and ... New technology will help pinpoint disease outbreaks University of Guelph researchers have received a $375,000 Health Canada ... food safety and human health data to speed up the identification and evaluation of disease outbreak sources. For example, if ... grant to develop a database program to help pinpoint causes of disease outbreaks. ...
http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/archives/001403.html
*  Health & Prevention: Social Distancing Guidelines (for workplace communicable disease outbreaks)
In the event of an influenza pandemic or other communicable disease situation, [Name of Company] may implement these social ... distancing guidelines to minimize the spread of the influenza and other communicable diseases among the staff. ...
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/tools-and-samples/policies/pages/cms_016204.aspx
*  Seattle infectious-disease outbreaks cause concern | Q13 FOX News
Public health officials are becoming increasingly concerned about a variety of outbreaks of serious infectious diseases among ... Seattle infectious-disease outbreaks cause concern. Posted 6:48 AM, March 16, 2018, by Associated Press, Updated at 06:50AM, ... Health officials also are monitoring a potential outbreak of hepatitis A, a potentially fatal disease that spread in San Diego. ... Public health officials are becoming increasingly concerned about a variety of outbreaks of serious infectious diseases among ...
https://q13fox.com/2018/03/16/seattle-infectious-disease-outbreaks-cause-concern/
*  Plum Island Reports Disease Outbreak - The New York Times
Department of Homeland Security confirms spread of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease virus within Plum Island Animal ... Disease Center; spokesman Donald Tighe says virus is within laboratory's sealed biocontainment area and that there is no risk ... Plum Island Reports Disease Outbreak. By JOHN RATHER. AUG. 22, 2004. Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue ... Contaminated food, water and soil can also spread the disease.. In 1978, a foot and mouth outbreak among animals in pens ...
https://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/22/nyregion/plum-island-reports-disease-outbreak.html