Identification

Name

Early Warning Outbreak Recognition System

Short name

EWORS

Status

Inactive

Category

Data source for epidemiological modeling

Organizations
(1) United States Naval Medical Research Unit #2 (NAMRU-2)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2012-10-05 18:33:13+00:00

Modified

2016-03-14 17:13:42.877122+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

EWORS was a software-driven surveillance tool which enables operators to input and analyze signs and symptoms, providing detection capabilities of suspicious rises of clustered signs and symptoms suggestive of outbreak occurrence. This tool was developed to establish a reliable, archipelago-wide/regional outbreak surveillance network. This system is no longer active.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
Year start

1998

URL http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/9/242

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Cambodia
(2) Indonesia
(3) Korea, Republic of
(4) Laos, Lao People's Democratic Republic
(5) Vietnam
Geography

Yes

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records