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National Outbreak Reporting System

Description: 

The National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS) is a web-accessible system designed to improve the quality, quantity, and availability of data for waterborne, foodborne, enteric person-to-person, and enteric zoonotic disease outbreaks in the U.S. NORS replaces the electronic Foodborne Outbreak Reporting System (eFORS) and the paper-based reporting system used to report waterborne disease outbreaks. Separate sections in NORS for enteric person-to-person and animal-to-person disease outbreak reports are intended to enhance the information available to quantify, describe, and understand these types of outbreaks at a national level.

Data Years Available: 
2009-present
Periodicity: 
Annual
Mode of Collection: 
N/A
Selected Content: 
N/A
Population Covered: 
N/A
Methodology: 
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Response Rates and Sample Size: 
N/A
Interpretation Issues: 
N/A
References: 

National Outbreak Reporting System. Centers for Diseace Control and Prevention. Available at: National Outbreak Reporting System. Accessed August 6, 2013.