Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Considerations for Improving Reporting and Analysis of Date-Based COVID-19 Surveillance Data by Public Health Agencies

Hennessee, I., Clennon, J. A., Waller, L. A., Kitron, U., Bryan, J. M.

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Data Collection and Reporting

This article reviews the variations in surveillance practices among public health agencies, which analyze and present newly confirmed cases by a wide variety of dates. It concludes that standardization could improve public comprehension, policymaking, and outbreak response.

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