Outbreaks unpacked- recent tutorial material

The online Field Epidemiological Manual is an essential resource.  Here are the 10 steps, and 10 pitfalls list we went through.

This is a great survey of the wider topic from a local leading thinker:  Outbreak-insights-looke-2012.

EpiInfo is the free CDC software much beloved by field epidemiologists for easy data collection and analysis.  If you want to learn one program, start with this one!

This epi-graph-and-line-list-for-flu provides a simple way to set up a line list and epidemiological curve.  Line lists are based on the Australian CDNA Influenza in Aged care guideline.

See here for some great example epidemic curves with explanations. Excerpts below:



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Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician
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