Evaluation of the Health Protection Event-Based Surveillance for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

@article{Severi2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Health Protection Event-Based Surveillance for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.},
  author={Ettore Severi and Aileen Kitching and Paul Crook},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 24}
}
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) (currently Public Health England) implemented the Health Protection Event-Based Surveillance (EBS) to provide additional national epidemic intelligence for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games (the Games). We describe EBS and evaluate the system attributes. EBS aimed at identifying, assessing and reporting to the HPA Olympic Coordination Centre (OCC) possible national infectious disease threats that may significantly impact the Games. EBS reported… CONTINUE READING