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How outbreaks unfold 

There are key steps that need to happen when an outbreak occurs. Watch Elizabeth Brickley explain what these steps are and how countries are involved.

In this step Elizabeth Brickley (LSHTM) introduces the key features of detecting an outbreak. These include establishing and verifying an outbreak; developing and using a case definition; case finding; hypothesis testing; control measures and the role of surveillance in disease outbreaks.

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Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries

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