Scientifica / 2018 / Article

Corrigendum | Open Access

Volume 2018 |Article ID 6943062 | 1 page |

Corrigendum to “The Past, Present, and Future of Public Health Surveillance”

Received01 May 2018
Accepted03 May 2018
Published02 Jul 2018

The article titled “The Past, Present, and Future of Public Health Surveillance” [1] was found to contain material from the following published articles. Although they were all cited and some text was quoted, there was inadvertently insufficient use of quotation in the use of these sources, for which the author sincerely apologizes.

Work by other authors:(i)Castillo-Salgado [2], which is cited as reference 210.(ii)Declich and Carter [3], which is cited as reference 27.(iii)Teutsch and Churchill [4], which is cited as reference 86.(iv)Freeman et al. [5], which is cited as reference 76.(v)Brachman and Thacker [6], which is cited as reference 190.(vi)McNabb et al. [7], which is cited as reference 151.(vii)Johnson and Heymann [8], which is cited as reference 33.

Authors’ own work:(i)Choi [9], which is cited as reference 74.(ii)Choi and Pak [10], which is cited as reference 7.


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Copyright © 2018 Bernard C. K. Choi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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