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CSC Continues Support of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Through New Task Order
Date:3/17/2008

CSC Expands Development and Support of National Electronic Disease

Surveillance System

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been awarded a task order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue developing and supporting the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) Base System (NBS). The system helps the CDC manage and enhance public health surveillance at federal, state and local levels through electronic data exchange.

The task order, which includes one base year and two one-year options, is valued at $16 million if all options are exercised. Awarded through the General Services Administration's ANSWER contract, the new task continues work CSC began under a $16 million contract awarded in 2000, which was extended under a $25 million contract in 2003.

The NBS, which is part of a public health information network, electronically links and integrates various surveillance activities to improve the nation's ability to identify and track emerging infectious diseases and potential bioterrorism attacks. The CDC also uses the system, which is currently deployed and operational in 16 states, to investigate outbreaks and monitor disease trends.

Under the new task order, CSC will continue to provide software development, deployment and maintenance of the NBS, as well as help the CDC expand its use in more states. In addition, the task order will allow for expansion of the system to collect and analyze data on additional diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and varicella.

"It is a testament to the success of the NEDSS program and CSC's accomplishments that t
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