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Syndromic Surveillance

Although the concept of syndromic surveillance was developed to generate early warnings about the possible development of a disease process, its most important application might be the indication of a potential problem and the suggestion of further investigations into the possibility of a developing health hazard. An example where syndromic surveillance has had a positive impact is described by J Ginsberg et Nature where Google was used as a search engine for detecting an influenza epidemic. Essentially, the authors’ monitored health-seeking behavior from online web search inquires. Before using this data to detect early influenza activity, the authors measured the correlation between physician visits and Google searches to track influenza questions. Once the correlation was found to be quite large, the number of queries was used as a surrogate for influenza like symptoms that successfully indicated the forming of an influenza epidemic. (Syndromic Surveillance: Early Warning Systems for Monitoring Emerging Outbreaks of Health Events from Either Natural Causes or from Bioterrorists -Edward L. Melnick) OMICS Group International is one of the leading Open Access Publishing houses, which has around 700+ peer-reviewed journals, 50,000+ editorial board members, and highly qualified, expert reviewers to meet the objectives of the Peer-Review Process. OMICS Group International peer-review policies are highly appreciated, accepted and adaptable to the criteria that have been prescribed by the international agencies such as NIH, PubMed etc. OMICS Group International also organizes 3000+ International Scientific Conferences per year globally. OMICS journals have great deal of information out there on scientific topics. However, whether it can be trusted or not is a key issue at present. One of the most acceptable and proven process adopted in majority reputed international journals is peer reviewing.
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Last date updated on May, 2021