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A collaboration among public health agencies and our partners for timely exchange of syndromic data to improve the nation’s

  • situational awareness, and

  • responsiveness to hazardous events and disease outbreaks.

NOW ONLINE! Syndromic Surveillance: The Value of Real-time Data for Public Health Action

A newly published supplemental issue of Public Health Reports  advances the science and practice of syndromic surveillance. This compilation of 18+ articles promotes the value of syndromic surveillance under different circumstances—from all-hazards surveillance to targeted characterization of health events and surveillance of mass gatherings.

Learn how telephone triage is being used for influenza surveillance, how syndromic surveillance is being used to monitor drug-related issues, respond to opioid and heroin overdose, evaluate reporting of potential rabies exposure, and more. Get lessons learned and practical advice from experts who are using syndromic surveillance in innovative ways now. Plus, get a glimpse into the future by learning how syndromic surveillance is used internationally and by reading the Research Agenda for syndromic surveillance.

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