Identification

Name

Outbreak Response Team

Status

Active

Category

Collective

People
(1) Matthew Wise, Team Leader, cxx4@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Created

2012-09-14 16:06:58+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:32:45.630378+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

CDC's OutbreakNet Team collaborates with the national network of epidemiologists and other public health officials who investigate outbreaks of foodborne, waterborne, and other enteric illnesses in the U.S. The purpose of OutbreakNet Team is to ensure rapid, coordinated detection and response to multi-state outbreaks of enteric diseases and promote comprehensive outbreak surveillance.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
Year start

2006

URL http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dfwed/orpb/ort.html
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/fdoss/data/index.html
Related system
(1) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
(2) National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS)
(3) PulseNet ()

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports