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Syndromic surveillance to assess the potential public health impact of the Icelandic volcanic ash plume across the United Kingdom, April 2010

Elliott, A.J. and Singh, N. and Loveridge, P. and Harcourt, S. and Smith, S. and Pnaiser, R. and Kavanagh, K. and Robertson, C. and Ramsay, C.N. and McMenamin, J. and Kibble, A. and Murray, V. and Ibbotson, S. and Catchpole, M. and McCloskey, B. and Smith, G.E. (2010) Syndromic surveillance to assess the potential public health impact of the Icelandic volcanic ash plume across the United Kingdom, April 2010. Eurosurveillance, 15 (23). ISSN 1560-7917

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Abstract

The Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted on 14 April 2010 emitting a volcanic ash plume that spread across the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The Health Protection Agency and Health Protection Scotland used existing syndromic surveillance systems to monitor community health during the incident: there were no particularly unusual increases in any of the monitored conditions. This incident has again demonstrated the use of syndromic surveillance systems for monitoring community health in real time.