Methods for detecting seasonal influenza epidemics using a school absenteeism surveillance system

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Research article
Methods for detecting seasonal influenza epidemics using a school absenteeism surveillance system
School absenteeism data have been collected daily by the public health unit in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, Ontario since 2008. To date, a threshold-based approach has been implemented to raise alerts for commu…
Authors: Madeline A. Ward, Anu Stanley, Lorna E. Deeth, Rob Deardon, Zeny Feng and Lise A. Trotz-Williams
Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:1232
Published on: 5 September 2019