Epidemic Intelligence. Langmuir and the Birth of Disease Surveillance

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Lyle Fearnley (2010)
  • Publisher: Universität Freiburg
  • Journal: Behemoth : a Journal on Civilisation (issn: 1866-2447)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1524/behe.2010.0019
  • Subject: disease surveillance | social determinants of disease | epidemiology | biological warfare | preparedness | Social Sciences | H

In the wake of the SARS and influenza epidemics of the past decade, one public health solution has become a refrain: surveillance systems for detection of disease outbreaks. This paper is an effort to understand how disease surveillance for outbreak detection gained suc... View more
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