Lipsitch, M., Finelli, L., Heffernan, R., et al. (2011). Improving the Evidence Base for Decision Making During a Pandemic: The Example of 2009 Influenza H1N1. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism 9(2): 89-115.
The authors synthesize discussions held just after the 2009 H1N1 outbreak with a focus on surveillance needs specific to pandemic decision-making. They specific the necessary quantitative evidence and describe the sources of surveillance, interpretive tools, and other population-based data that can serve as the basis for such evidence.