GIDEON what’s new summary: October 25 to October 27, 2016
- 15 Diseases
- 178 Diseases
- 1,813 Country notes
Outbreak / Survey tables are new additions to GIDEON. The innovative design allows users to quickly scan and compare outbreaks / surveys according to year, setting, number of cases / deaths, affected population and other parameters. This is the cumulative result of a huge effort to convert over 20,000 outbreaks and 50,000 surveys in GIDEON from text format to a database. Cross border events have also undergone this transformation in Worldwide notes.
GIDEON is the first publication which gathers all infectious disease outbreaks and surveys into a single site – from ancient plagues to last week’s Zika statistics. Now these are much easier to read and analyze.
This is an excellent resource for experts and students in public health:
Sort the outbreaks / surveys by clicking on the top column heading. Additional notes and linked references are displayed where available once you click “Show notes” for all the rows, or click on the year to see the notes for a specific row.
In the following example, data are displayed alphabetically by outbreak setting or region.