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FluSight: Seasonal Influenza Forecasting

Since November of 2013, the Influenza Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has worked with external researchers to improve the science and usability of influenza forecasts by coordinating seasonal influenza prediction challenges. This work includes defining prediction targets, facilitating data access, establishing evaluation metrics to assess accuracy, and developing forecast visualizations.

Project URL: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/news/flu-forecast-website-launched.htm

Geographic Scope: national

Status: Active

Recruiting Volunteers: Yes, this project is recruiting

Participation Tasks: Data analysis, Data entry, Learning, Measurement, Observation, Problem solving, Sample analysis,

Start Date: 2013

Project Contact: zmo2@cdc.gov

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Project Topic: Health and medicine,

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning,