Epiverse - data.org

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"One year ago, as the world muddled through the second year of an unprecedented global pandemic, data.org responded to the UK government’s invitation to lead an effort that would ensure safe, global access to data and data analyses during health emergencies like COVID-19. This opportunity allowed us to double down on our efforts to transform infectious disease response and launch Epiverse — an ecosystem of epidemiological data analysis tools — building on our mission to democratize data for social impact. When we first launched Epiverse in September 2021, we knew that without standardized, interoperable outbreak analytics tools, the virus would continue to undermine public health, particularly in low-and middle-income countries. The urgency we felt a year ago has not waned. With the fast-evolving COVID-19 variants, as well as the recent Monkeypox outbreak and resurgence of Polio, an initiative like Epiverse isn’t just needed — it’s imperative. Over the past year, we’ve laid the groundwork by forging partnerships that bolster our efforts around the world — but this is only the beginning...."



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09/22/2022, 13:19

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09/22/2022, 09:19