IDMO – Emergency Grade Definitions

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Ungraded

Ungraded

A public health event with non-significant impact that does not need to be monitored.

Grade 0

0

A single or multiple country event with no significant public health consequences that does not require an operational response. This event is monitored and evaluated weekly.

Grade 1

1

A single or multiple country event with minimal public health consequences, requiring a minimal response.

Grade 2

2

A single or multiple country event with moderate public health consequences, requiring moderate response.

Grade 3

3

A single or multiple country event with substantial public health consequences, requiring a substantial response.

Grade 4

4

An unusual single or multiple country event with local impact with high mortality and confirmed person-to-person spread. Events of this type trigger an extended epidemiological grading process.

Grade 5

5

An unusual multiple country event with potential global impact. Events of this type trigger an extended epidemiological grading process.

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