Concept: CDC FOIA requests for surveillance databases

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There's a group of CDC FOIA requests from BuzzFeed from Aug 2014.

  • Foodborne disease data in NORS (National Outbreak Reporting System)
    • Date range requested: all data through present


  • All data collected for NAMS (National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System)
    • Date range requested: All data through present


  • All data collected for PulseNet database
    • Date range requested: All data through present


As of 7/16/2015, requests were not fulfilled. After intake, they were routed to went to the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases(NCEZID).


Side benefit: These requests would also test how to best pair DDOD with FOIA Discussion: https://github.com/demand-driven-open-data/DDOD-Leads/issues/9