L. Madoff
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Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health
M. Fisher, D. Henk, +4 authors S. Gurr
Biology, Medicine
Nature

12 April 2012
TLDR
It is argued that nascent fungal infections will cause increasing attrition of biodiversity, with wider implications for human and ecosystem health, unless steps are taken to tighten biosecurity worldwide. Expand
1,814 Citations
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Digital disease detection--harnessing the Web for public health surveillance.
J. Brownstein, C. Freifeld, L. Madoff
MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
3 December 2009
TLDR
A new generation of disease-surveillance “mashups” can mine, categorize, filter, and visualize online intelligence about epidemics in real time. Expand
620 Citations
19
ProMED-mail: an early warning system for emerging diseases.
L. Madoff
MedicineClinical infectious diseases : an official…
15 July 2004
TLDR
The Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED-mail) reports on outbreaks of diseases of infectious or toxic etiology, whether natural or intentionally released, that affect humans that serve as an early warning system for the detection of emerging disease outbreaks. Expand
206 Citations
14
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Global capacity for emerging infectious disease detection
Emily H. Chan, T. Brewer, +7 authors J. Brownstein
Medicine
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
29 November 2010
TLDR
This study analyzed the entire WHO public record of Disease Outbreak News reports from 1996 to 2009 to characterize spatial-temporal trends in the timeliness of outbreak discovery and public communication about the outbreak relative to the estimated outbreak start date. Expand
184 Citations
9
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The internet and the global monitoring of emerging diseases: lessons from the first 10 years of ProMED-mail.
L. Madoff, J. Woodall
MedicineArchives of medical research
1 November 2005
TLDR
ProMED-mail is a robust and sensitive mechanism for the discovery of emerging disease outbreaks involving humans, animals, and plants around the world and for rapid dissemination of information that translates into quicker arrival of prevention and control assistance from other countries. Expand
110 Citations
8
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Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Public Health
E. Vayena, M. Salathé, L. Madoff, J. Brownstein
Medicine, Computer SciencePLoS Comput. Biol.
1 February 2015
TLDR
This research presents a novel probabilistic approach to estimating the response of the immune system to laser-spot assisted, 3D image analysis of central nervous system injury.Expand
187 Citations
6
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Scanning the Emerging Infectious Diseases Horizon - Visualizing ProMED Emails Using EpiSPIDER
Herman D. Tolentino, R. Kamadjeu, +4 authors L. Madoff
Sociology
2007
Using EpiSPIDER Herman Tolentino MD, Raoul Kamadjeu MD, MPH, Paul Fontelo MD, MPH, Fang Liu MS, Michael Matters PhD, MPH, Marjorie Pollack MD, Larry Madoff MD 1 Public Health Informatics Fellowship… Expand
47 Citations
6
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First 12 patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States
S. Kujawski, Karen K. Wong, +175 authors J. Zhang
Medicine
medRxiv

12 March 2020
TLDR
In 12 patients with mild to moderately severe illness, SARS-CoV-2 RNA and viable virus were detected early, and prolonged RNA detection suggests the window for diagnosis is long. Expand
106 Citations
4
Influenza A (H1N1) virus, 2009--online monitoring.
J. Brownstein, C. Freifeld, L. Madoff
MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
3 December 2009
Given the emergence of the current influenza A (H1N1) virus, the value of Web-based information for early disease detection, public health monitoring, and risk communication has never been as evident… Expand
74 Citations
4
Measuring vaccine confidence: analysis of data obtained by a media surveillance system used to analyse public concerns about vaccines.
H. Larson, D. Smith, +8 authors L. Madoff
MedicineThe Lancet. Infectious diseases
1 July 2013
TLDR
Real-time monitoring and analysis of vaccine concerns over time and location could help immunisation programmes to tailor more effective and timely strategies to address specific public concerns. Expand
146 Citations
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