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Conference Paper: Epidemiological inferences using public information, influenza H7N9 epidemic in China

TitleEpidemiological inferences using public information, influenza H7N9 epidemic in China
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Issue Date2014
PublisherInternational Society for Disease Surveillance.
Citation
The 13th Annual Conference of the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS 2014), Philadelphia, PA., 10-11 December 2014. How to Cite?
AbstractOBJECTIVE: This study described the strength and limitation of using line lists that built on publicly available data in various types of epidemiological inferences during the H7N9 epidemic in China, 2013. INTRODUCTION: The influenza A(H7N9) virus emerged in early 2013 in China, with more than 130 laboratory-confirmed cases identified within a short period of about three months. Evidence-based public health response is essential for effective control of the disease, which relies on epidemiological and clinical data with good quality and timeliness. Publicly available information from sources such as official health website, online news, blogs or social media has the potential of rapid sharing of data to a wide community of experts for more comprehensive analyses. In our study we described the strength and limitation of these data for various types of epidemiological …
DescriptionPoster presentation
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211471

 

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dc.contributor.authorLau, EHY-
dc.contributor.authorZheng, J-
dc.contributor.authorTang, TKL-
dc.contributor.authorLiao, Q-
dc.contributor.authorLewis, B-
dc.contributor.authorBrownstein, JS-
dc.contributor.authorSanders, S-
dc.contributor.authorMekaru, SR-
dc.contributor.authorRivers, C-
dc.contributor.authorLeung, GM-
dc.contributor.authorFeng, L-
dc.contributor.authorCowling, BJ-
dc.contributor.authorYu, H-
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-15T02:20:32Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-15T02:20:32Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationThe 13th Annual Conference of the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS 2014), Philadelphia, PA., 10-11 December 2014.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211471-
dc.descriptionPoster presentation-
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: This study described the strength and limitation of using line lists that built on publicly available data in various types of epidemiological inferences during the H7N9 epidemic in China, 2013. INTRODUCTION: The influenza A(H7N9) virus emerged in early 2013 in China, with more than 130 laboratory-confirmed cases identified within a short period of about three months. Evidence-based public health response is essential for effective control of the disease, which relies on epidemiological and clinical data with good quality and timeliness. Publicly available information from sources such as official health website, online news, blogs or social media has the potential of rapid sharing of data to a wide community of experts for more comprehensive analyses. In our study we described the strength and limitation of these data for various types of epidemiological …-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherInternational Society for Disease Surveillance.-
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Society for Disease Surveillance Conference, ISDS 2014-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleEpidemiological inferences using public information, influenza H7N9 epidemic in China-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLau, EHY: ehylau@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLeung, GM: gmleung@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailCowling, BJ: bcowling@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailYu, H: yuhj@chinacdc.cn-
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dc.identifier.authorityLeung, GM=rp00460-
dc.identifier.authorityCowling, BJ=rp01326-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.hkuros245194-
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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