Use of Workplace Absenteeism Surveillance Data for Outbreak Detection
Figure. Comparison of transport for London absenteeism rates from influenza data to syndromic surveillance indicators of influenza-like illness rates, London, United Kingdom, 2009. A) National Pandemic Flu Service (NPFS); B) Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP); and C) QSurveillance. Vertical black line indicates when the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on June 11, 2009. Source: Health Protection Agency, London, and Transport for London.