Using digital disease surveillance tools for near real-time epidemic forecasting

Last updated 27th Jul 2019
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A pinboard by Sangeeta Bhatia

Research Associate, Imperial College London


I am using data collected over internet to understand how an outbreak spreads. In particular I work with ProMED and HealthMap data to model the spread of Ebola outbreaks.

During an infectious disease outbreak, high quality data are essential to understand how the outbreak will spread. This information in turn is essential to inform response and target interventions....