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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Project Tycho: Data for Health

Categories: Headlines,Health/Medical,History,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.tycho.pitt.edu/

 

Features a digital database of infectious-disease cases on a weekly basis from surveillance reports between 1888 and 2013.  One result: an assessment that the introduction of vaccines helped prevent 100 million cases of serious childhood diseases. Also available at the healthdata.gov website.   From the University of Pittsburgh and the Department of Health and Human Services