Mapping the World’s Epidemics Like Zika

Mapping the World’s Epidemics Like Zika

The next step in public health will come down to people's use of an open messaging platform

Rob Kleiman
  • 29 february 2016

Zika concerns are plaguing the citizens of countries worldwide. Sickweather is a Baltimore-based company that provides real-time disease surveillance and forecasts for more than 23 different symptoms and illnesses. The developer of the real-time map of illness has now launched Sickweather Groups, an open messaging platform for anonymously reporting symptoms to locations fed by Foursquare—including schools, workplaces, restaurants, hospitals, theme parks and more.

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