Volume 22, Number 10—October 2016
Global Capacity for Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, 1996–2014
|Region||No. outbreaks*||Median no. days to discovery (95% CI)||No. outbreaks*||Median no. days to communication (95% CI)|
|All†||342||20 (16–25)||346||32 (29–38)|
|Africa||175||27 (20–31.5)||177||43 (32–51)|
|Americas||31||18 (12–29)||31||23 (18–33)|
|Eastern Mediterranean||39||26 (6–41)||39||39 (18–56.5)|
|Europe||25||20 (7–33)||25||31 (18–77)|
|South East Asia||24||13 (5–30)||25||15 (11–36)|
|Western Pacific||47||5 (4–7.3)||48||19 (12.5–31.5)|
*Includes all outbreaks with known start date. Those without a known discovery date are excluded from the calculation of days to discovery.
†Includes colonies/territories/countries without a World Health Organization region designation.
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