Data Sources and Surveillance
Directions: Read the article, Chemical Spill in Kansas: Importance of Sharing Information Across Sites. Then answer the following questions. 1. What specific data sources were analyzed by the epidemiologists in this story? 2. Of the data sources, which were most useful for assessing the level of chlorine gas exposure in the community? 3. How is this type of surveillance different from traditional surveillance? 4. What value did syndromic surveillance provide in this story?