Mapping Infectious Diseases Using Crowdsourced Data Collected With Open-Source Tools

Reflections on a PLOS ONE paper by researchers from Medecins Sans Frontieres, who crowdsourced data using open source tools during the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa to get more accurate and up-to-date disease maps.

Addressing Cholera Under-Reporting Key to Mounting Proportionate Public Health Response

A short argument for developing appropriate, sensitive, nation-wide surveillance networks to address the problem of under-reporting of cholera.