HealthMap is an established global leader in utilizing informal online sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats. HealthMap brings together disparate data sources to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health.


CrowdClinical: The tool helps hospitals improve patient experience by providing real-time feedback and analysis of actionable social media data

DengueMap: Interactive world map showing reports of Dengue cases and at risk areas

EpiCore: EpiCore is a virtual community of health professionals using innovative surveillance methods to verify outbreaks of infectious diseases

Feverprints: A study about body temperature in health and disease

Flu Near You: Thousands of individuals submit weekly health reports to benefit their community.

Foodborne: The HealthMap Foodborne Dashboard uses social media to help public health departments improve foodborne illness surveillance and reporting

Gun Violence: Take a peek at gun violence in your state through the lens of unconventional data sources

HealthMap Flu Trends: Real-time and forecast estimates of flu activity in the US

HealthMap Vaccine Finder: A free, online service where users can search for locations that offer immunizations

MedWatcher: Track and report side effects of drugs, vaccines, and medical devices

ResistanceOpen: Find out what antibiotic resistant organisms are near you

Thermia: Thermia empowers patients and families with support tools to better manage and treat fever and sickness

Zika Timeline: Interactive map and timeline providing information on the ZIka virus

2014 Ebola Outbreaks: Interactive map, projections, and timeline related to the West Africa outbreak in 2014

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Combining Participatory Influenza Surveillance with Modeling and Forecasting: Three Alternative Approaches
Brownstein JS, Chu S, Marathe A, Marathe MV, Nguyen AT, Paolotti D, Perra N, Perrotta D, Santillana M, Swarup S, Tizzoni M, Vespignani A, Vullikanti AKS, Wilson ML, Zhang Q

A Platform for Monitoring Regional Antimicrobial Resistance, Using Online Data Sources: ResistanceOpen
MacFadden DR, Fisman D, Andre J, Ara Y, Majumder MS, Bogoch II, Daneman N, Wang A, Vavitsas M, Castellani L, Brownstein JS

Using electronic health records and Internet search information for accurate influenza forecasting
Yang S, Santillana M, Brownstein JS, Gray J, Richardson S, Kou SC