A Syndromic Surveillance Service Supporting Environmental Public Health Incidents

Alex Elliot, Helen Hughes, Roger Morbey, Paul Loveridge, Sally Harcourt, Sue Smith, Zharain Bawa, Leandro Carrilho, Gillian Smith

Abstract


This paper describes the national syndromic surveillance delivered by the Public Health England Real-time Syndromic Surveillance Team. We demonstrate how this service is increasingly responding to, and providing public health support for, a range of environmental incidents. Case studies of a number of incidents are illustrated.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5792



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