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    Please help weighing the benefits and the potential problems of using ProMed for surveillance purposes. I need an elaborate response and some examples. Please provide some references, as well, so that I may investigate further.

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    Attached is a response to your request for assistance with the ProMed topic. The response is in APA format and with some strong references.

    The populations of all countries, regardless of their level of development, are susceptible to microbial threats. The World Health Organization developed a formal infrastructure in April 2000 to allow early awareness, thereby enhancing response preparedness (Heymann & Rodier, 2001). The utilization of the internet to gather and collate the copious amounts of information available is instrumental to early awareness and response. ...

    Solution Summary

    This 353 word solution provides a brief discussion of the challenges and benefits of utilizing ProMed and internet resources to identify disease outbreaks. It provides a complete list of references.

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