Can internet search queries be used for dengue fever surveillance in China?

@article{Guo2017CanIS,
  title={Can internet search queries be used for dengue fever surveillance in China?},
  author={Pi Guo and Li Yang Wang and Yanhong Zhang and Ganfeng Luo and Yanting Zhang and Changyu Deng and Qin Zhang and Qingying Zhang},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={63},
  pages={74-76}
}
China experienced an unprecedented outbreak of dengue fever in 2014, and the number of cases reached the highest level over the past 25 years. Traditional sentinel surveillance systems of dengue fever in China have an obvious drawback that the average delay from receipt to dissemination of dengue case data is roughly 1-2 weeks. In order to exploit internet… CONTINUE READING