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Posts Tagged: pandemic
Six use cases for how agencies can use self-service analytics to empower their teams and accelerate the COVID-19 response and recovery.
Analytics should be a key part of the pandemic response, from tracking pandemic surveillance to verifying the availability of critical services.
The deep knowledge of networks of science and medical researchers is invaluable when pandemics and health emergencies occur. But how do you marshal diffuse networks of expertise in a crisis? Almost 40 years ago, the Forest Service developed a command-and-control approach to battling forest fires that was successful in coordinating efforts across multiple jurisdictions andRead… Read more »
Despite fear that terrorists could the information to start epidemics, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced they would release the “full details” of experiments done last year by research teams, at Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the virus known as H5N1, that made the deadlyRead… Read more »
Web 2.0 did so much during H1N1 outbreak that helped people. Its easy to see the solutions – yet what if the power goes out? For newbie and vetran preppers please take twenty min to watch these two videos. The documentation about the technological wonder we live in and how people do not not alwaysRead… Read more »
From the CDC In response to an intensifying outbreak in the United States and internationally caused by a new influenza virus of swine origin, the World Health Organization raised the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 5. on April 29, 2009. A Phase 5 alert is a “strong signal that a pandemic is imminent andRead… Read more »
For the second time this year social media and diasters have worked well together. First Fargo North Dakota got out the message on twitter, fliker and webcams. People showed up not because of the news but IM and tweets. Now swine flu has been a topic on Twitter. CDCEmergency and others have posted links toRead… Read more »
Maps and large displays of situational awareness are part of everything from Star Trek to Pirates of the Carabean to the new Battle Star Galatica. Here is to the peple wo make the maps in real time and those who use them – GIS and public heal folks. The conference helps underscore how much workRead… Read more »
Pandemics – What can I do? Alice M. Fisher asked a great question. “How will one single government worker riding the metro system everyday, day in and day out personally prepare and make a difference (even if you are supposed to be the last to go or shut down. Schools can close. Restaurants and roadsRead… Read more »