Identification

Name

ARGUS

Status

Inactive

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Argus Research Operations Center (AROC)
(2) Georgetown University Medical Center
(3) Imagining Science and Information Center (ISIS)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2013-09-11 20:17:30+00:00

Modified

2016-04-18 22:04:08.838313+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The ARGUS system created an integrated, global biosurveillance capability that provided an early warning alert of a biological event having transnational and socially disruptive implications. The system relied on "harvest engines", an internet-based technology that scoured the web to find relevant media articles. This system is now inactive.

Goals
(1) Early warning

Disease and Geography

Geography

No

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Established Databases
(2) Personal Communication
(3) Social Media