Global Capacity for Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, 1996–2014
Sheryl A. Kluberg
, Sumiko R. Mekaru, David J. McIver, Lawrence C. Madoff, Adam W. Crawley, Mark S. Smolinski, and John S. Brownstein
Author affiliations: Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (S.A. Kluberg, S.R. Mekaru, D.J. McIver, J.S. Brownstein); ProMED-mail, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA (L.C. Madoff); University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (L.C. Madoff); Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston (L.C. Madoff); Skoll Global Threats Fund, San Francisco, California, USA (A.W. Crawley, M.S. Smolinski)
Figure 2. Loess curves of time to A) outbreak discovery and B) public communication, by World Health Organization region, in a study assessing global capacity for emerging infectious disease detection, 1996–2014. Dashed line marks the beginning of the 5-year period of this study.
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