By Taha Kass-Hout,Xiaohui Zhang

ISBN-10: 1439800464

ISBN-13: 9781439800461

As evidenced through the anthrax assaults in 2001, the SARS outbreak in 2003, and the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009, a pathogen doesn't realize geographic or nationwide barriers, frequently resulting in devastating effects. computerized biosurveillance structures have emerged as key strategies for mitigating present and destiny health-related occasions. targeting this promising public overall healthiness innovation, Biosurveillance: tools and Case Studies discusses how those structures churn via enormous quantities of health-related info to aid epidemiologists and public wellbeing and fitness officers within the early identity, scenario wisdom, and reaction administration of common and man-made health-related events.

The ebook follows a common series from concept to program. The preliminary chapters construct a starting place whereas next chapters current extra utilized case experiences from all over the world, together with China, the USA, Denmark, and the Asia-Pacific sector. The participants percentage candid, first-hand insights on classes discovered and unresolved matters that may support chart the way forward for biosurveillance.

As this publication illustrates, biosurveillance operates in a posh, multidimensional challenge area that includes various info. shooting the growth of modern day pioneers who're strolling in John Snow’s footsteps, this quantity exhibits how modern info know-how will be utilized to the age-old problem of struggling with the unfold of sickness and illness.

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