Friday, February 24, 2012

New Way to Track Disease Outbreaks is Internet Based

Source: NPR
Credit: Adam Cole, Maggie Starbard

Thanks to NPR's Health Blog for this fantastic article.


  1. Chronic disease tracking, also known as surveillance, is the collection and analysis of data on chronic conditions. An effective chronic disease-tracking network should include local, state, and federal public health agencies that work together to track the incidence and prevalence of certain chronic diseases.