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Pandemic Influenza Plan 2007

Arrow BulletChapter 8: Surveillance

Communicable disease surveillance is the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information about infectious diseases like influenza. Surveillance data can be used to determine when, where, and which infectious agent is circulating, and the patterns and severity of illness. Surveillance data is used to guide interventions and determine an effective response.

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