Global Disease Monitoring and Forecasting with Wikipedia

Nicholas Generous, Geoffrey Fairchild, Alina Deshpande, Sara Y. Del Valle, Reid Priedhorsky


This poster establishes the utility of Wikipedia as a broadly effective data source for disease information, and we outline a path to a reliable, scientifically sound, operational, and global disease surveillance system that overcomes key gaps in existing traditional and internet-based techniques.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *