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U.S.-Mexico Border Early Warning Disease Surveillance for Dengue and Chikungunya

CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the University of Arizona are collaborating to develop a mobile app to allow community members to report symptoms of illness, and day-biting mosquitos, to monitor the potential emergence of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya in the U.S.-Mexico border region, and provide education to participants.

Project URL: http://kidenga.org

Geographic Scope: U.S.-Mexico border region

Status: Active

Recruiting Volunteers: Yes, this project is recruiting

Participation Tasks: Data entry, Observation,

Start Date: 2015

Project Contact: SHW2@cdc.gov/IGN7@cdc.gov

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: Skoll Global Threats Fund and the University of Arizona

Project Topic: Health and medicine,

Intended Outcomes: Civic and community,