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Incidents and adverse events 

Incidents and adverse events
Incidents and adverse events

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

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date: 23 May 2019

Suspected outbreaks

Major incidents

Adverse events, managing the aftermath

Suspected outbreaks may be associated with infections, biological agents, or poisonings (chemical, nutritional, or radioactive). Suspicious circumstances include: intelligence of a threat, multiple cases, simultaneous outbreaks elsewhere, and illness affecting a particular community.

Illnesses which do not fit any recognizable clinical condition....

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