Identification

Name

Emerging Infections Network

Short name

EIN

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

People
(1) Philip Polgreen, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, iehm@uiowa@edu
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Unknown

Created

2012-10-10 18:23:38+00:00

Modified

2016-03-15 23:29:17.986811+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

During the past decade, the IDSA EIN has evolved into a flexible sentinel network composed of over 1,100 infectious disease specialists primarily from North America, with some global members. The overarching goal of the EIN is to assist CDC and other public health authorities with surveillance for emerging infectious diseases and related phenomena.

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

1995

URL http://ein.idsociety.org/
URL (alternate) http://ein.idsociety.org/resources/publications/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Northern America
Geography

No

Disease properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication