Join The U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in it's newest Challenge competition. Develop and submit a web-based application that tracks Twitter to identify trending illnesses.
Keep Your Community Healthy!
Leverage open source Twitter data to find illnesses being discussed
Select a geographic area of interest
Generate a daily list of top 5 trending illnesses for state and local health departments
Code & Compete: Leverage Twitter APIs to Promote Health Surveillance
Studies are showing that trending topics on social media can serve as an early indicator and warning of emerging health issues within a community. This challenge will offer the opportunity for an individual or a team of technology savvy individuals to showcase their skills at the national level while helping to advance the field of health analytics.