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

Publisher

Public Library of Science

Publication Date

02/04/2013

Volume

10

Keywords

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