Global Disease Outbreak Monitoring

HealthMap was created by a team of professionals at Children’s Hospital Boston. This map displays online informal sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats. The information provides a wide range of emerging infectious diseases all over the world, reaching a diverse audience, from a diverse array of sources including online news, validated official reports, eyewitness reports, and more. This unification of information made available on a global interactive map provides a comprehensive yet effective way to observe the current global state of infectious and emerging diseases.

Check it out here!

Lisa MacCarrigan, Research Assistant, Vertices, gis@vertices.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s