Surveillance Sans Frontières: Internet-based emerging infectious disease intelligence and the HealthMap project

PLoS Med. 2008 Jul 8;5(7):e151. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050151.


John Brownstein and colleagues discuss HealthMap, an automated real-time system that monitors and disseminates online information about emerging infectious diseases.

MeSH terms

  • Communicable Diseases, Emerging / epidemiology
  • Communicable Diseases, Emerging / prevention & control*
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Internet / trends*
  • Population Surveillance / methods
  • Public Health Informatics / methods
  • Public Health Informatics / trends*