Simon Hay and colleagues discuss the potential and challenges of producing continually updated infectious disease risk maps using diverse and large volume data sources such as social media.

Original publication

DOI

10.1371/journal.pmed.1001413

Type

Journal article

Journal

PLoS medicine

Publication Date

01/2013

Volume

10

Addresses

Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. simon.hay@zoo.ox.ac.uk

Keywords

Humans, Communicable Diseases, Population Surveillance, Risk, Disease Outbreaks, International Cooperation, Data Mining, Social Media, Global Health