Identification

Name

Google Flu Trends

Status

Inactive

Category

System

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

Near Real-time

Created

2014-07-08 21:23:36+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 19:05:12.014546+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Google Flu Trends provides near real-time estimates of flu activity for number of countries and regions around world based on aggregated search queries.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

2002

Year end

2015

URL http://www.google.org/flutrends/us/#US
URL (alternate) http://www.google.org/flutrends/about/how.html
Related system
(1) Google Dengue Trends (GDT)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Australia
(2) Austria
(3) Belgium
(4) Canada
(5) Chile
(6) France
(7) Germany
(8) Hungary
(9) Japan
(10) Netherlands
(11) New Zealand
(12) Norway
(13) Poland
(14) South Africa
(15) Spain
(16) Sweden
(17) Switzerland
(18) Ukraine
(19) United States of America
Geography

Yes

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Internet Search Queries