Identification

Name

Google Dengue Trends

Short name

GDT

Status

Inactive

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(2) Google
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2014-07-08 21:23:31+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 19:04:11.405123+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Google Dengue trends provides near real-time estimates of dengue activity for a number of countries around the world based on aggregated search queries. By counting how often search queries are seen, they can estimate how much dengue is circulating in different countries and regions around the world.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
Year start

2002

Year end

2015

URL http://www.google.org/denguetrends/
URL (alternate) http://www.google.org/denguetrends/about/how.html
Related system
(1) Google Flu Trends ()

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Bolivia
(2) Brazil
(3) India
(4) Indonesia
(5) Mexico
(6) Philippines
(7) Singapore
(8) Thailand
(9) Venezuela, Bolivaran Republic of
Geography

Yes

Diseases
(1) Dengue

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Internet Search Queries