Use of Unstructured Event-Based Reports for Global Infectious Disease Surveillance

Free or low-cost sources of unstructured information, such as Internet news and online discussion sites, provide detailed local and near real-time data on disease outbreaks, even in countries that lack traditional public health surveillance. To improve public health surveillance and, ultimately, int...

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Main Authors: Mikaela Keller, Michael Blench, Herman Tolentino, Clark C. Freifeld, Kenneth D. Mandl, Abla Mawudeku, Gunther Eysenbach, John S. Brownstein
Format: Article
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2009-05-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
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