UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

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Dengue; *Disease Outbreaks; Humans; *Internet; Neglected Diseases; Population Surveillance; Public Health Informatics; *Sentinel Surveillance


Immunology and Infectious Disease | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences


Discusses informal surveillance tools for monitoring dengue activity, such as ProMED, GPHIN HealthMap and BioCaster.

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Madoff LC, Fisman DN, Kass-Hout T (2011) A New Approach to Monitoring Dengue Activity. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5(5): e1215. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001215. Link to article on publisher's site

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PLoS neglected tropical diseases

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