Infectious Disease Surveillance in the Big Data Era: Towards Faster and Locally Relevant Systems.

@article{Simonsen2016InfectiousDS,
  title={Infectious Disease Surveillance in the Big Data Era: Towards Faster and Locally Relevant Systems.},
  author={Lone Simonsen and Julia R. Gog and Don Olson and C{\'e}cile Viboud},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={214 suppl_4},
  pages={
          S380-S385
        }
}
While big data have proven immensely useful in fields such as marketing and earth sciences, public health is still relying on more traditional surveillance systems and awaiting the fruits of a big data revolution. A new generation of big data surveillance systems is needed to achieve rapid, flexible, and local tracking of infectious diseases, especially for… CONTINUE READING