Influenzanet is a system to monitor the activity of influenza-like-illness (ILI) with the aid of volunteers via the internet

http://www.influenzanet.eu/

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Developing the framework for an epidemic forecast infrastructure.
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The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) bundles all research-related EU initiatives.

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Participating countries and volunteers:

The Netherlands 12247
Belgium 3992
Portugal 2146
Italy 0
Great Britain 9790
Sweden 8761
Austria 554
Switzerland 160
France 5964
Spain 1012
Ireland 351
Denmark 2904
InfluenzaNet is a system to monitor the activity of influenza-like-illness (ILI) with the aid of volunteers via the internet. It has been operational in The Netherlands and Belgium (2003-2017), Portugal (since 2005) and Italy (since 2008), and the current objective is to implement InfluenzaNet in more European countries.

In contrast with the traditional system of sentinel networks of mainly primary care physicians coordinated by the European Influenza Surveillance Scheme (EISS), InfluenzaNet obtains its data directly from the population. This creates a fast and flexible monitoring system whose uniformity allows for direct comparison of ILI rates between countries.

Any resident of a country where InfluenzaNet is implemented can participate by completing an online application form, which contains various medical, geographic and behavioural questions. Participants are reminded weekly to report any symptoms they have experienced since their last visit. The incidence of ILI is determined on the basis of a uniform case definition.

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DateILI-hist [Actives]ILI-hist [Cases]Stayed home [Denominator]Stayed home [Numerator]
2011-12-043352331
2011-12-113462996
2011-12-183578775
2011-12-253609774
2012-01-013626996
2012-01-083625552
2012-01-153615775
2012-01-223607776
2012-01-293599663
2012-02-053637121210
2012-02-123678222215
2012-02-193691323223
2012-02-263688212113
2012-03-043666181815
2012-03-113629141410
2012-03-183584664
2012-03-253546554
2012-04-013499554
2012-04-08344711116
2012-04-153385994
2012-04-223303221
2012-04-293126444