Signals come and go: syndromic surveillance and styles of biosecurity

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Lyle Fearnley (2008)
  • Journal: Environment and Planning A, volume 40, issue 7 July, pages 1,615-1,632

This paper follows the development of a novel biosecurity technology known as ‘syndromic surveillance’. By monitoring new sources of nondiagnostic health information (911 calls, ER triage logs, pharmaceutical sales), syndromic surveillance produces new ‘territories of i... View more
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