|front |1 |2 |3 |4 |5 |6 |7 |8 |9 |10 |11 |12 |13 |14 |15 |16 |17 |18 |19 |20 |21 |22 |23 |24 |25 |26 |27 |review|
Search for most updated materials ↑
Strategies to Control the Pandemic
II. The Role of Tracking While Waiting for a Cure and a Vaccine
Sentinel Surveillance System
Samples in the population for infection can allow early identification of smaller outbreaks
Adopting electronic standards and reporting via existing automated reporting infrastructures would allow the test results to be reported quickly from healthcare providers, labs, and other testing sources to the health department.
Syndromic Surveillance System
Build on existing syndromic surveillance capabilities to identify spikes and falls in symptoms to allow prompt reporting of outbreaks to initiate immediate testing
Critical for jurisdictions that do not have timely testing of all potential cases
Can help to prioritize where widespread testing capacity is needed and by correlating results can provide information on the impact on the healthcare system
Recently, the virus has been found in untreated wastewater
While data are limited, there is no information to date that anyone has become sick with COVID-19 because of exposure to wastewater
Stanford, team will begin analyzing stored frozen samples for traces of genetic material from SARS-CoV-2.