Tracking infectious diseases in cyberspace

Banaszek, Adrianna
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE374
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the development of new detection tool for emerging pathogens using HealthMap.or/predict cyberspace. It mentions on the collection of online data and the inclusion of field surveillance data regarding wild life trade and hunting in South East Asia, Central Africa, and Latin America. It adds that the users of the site includes the World Health Organization (WHO), travellers, and public health agencies.


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