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  article Science, 30 January 2015, Risk of Exposure, When new or dangerous infectious diseases strike, public health often trumps personal privacy, Enserink, Martin, Vol 347 Issue 6221
  article Coverage of IMED 2014 fromThe Lancet Infectious Diseases.
  article PLoS One, 5 Mar 2014, Factors influencing performance of internet-based biosurveillance systems used in epidemic intelligence for early detection of infectious diseases outbreaks. Barboza P, Vaillant L, Le Strat Y, Hartley DM, Nelson NP, Mawudeku A, Madoff LC, Linge JP, Collier N, Brownstein JS, Astagneau P. 9(3):e90536. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090536. eCollection 2014.
  article Public Health Rep, Jan-Feb 2014, Automated influenza-like illness reporting--an efficient adjunct to traditional sentinel surveillance. Yih WK, Cocoros NM, Crockett M, Klompas M, Kruskal BA, Kulldorff M, Lazarus R, Madoff LC, Morrison MJ, Smole S, Platt R.129(1):55-63.
  article Am J Public Health, Jan 2014, Effect of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status on pandemic H1N1-related outcomes in Massachusetts. Placzek H, Madoff L. 104(1):e31-8. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301626. Epub 2013 Nov 14.
  article Clin Microbiol Infect. , 19 Nov 2013, An overview of internet biosurveillance, Hartley DM, Nelson NP, Arthur RR, Barboza P, Collier N, Lightfoot N, Linge JP, van der Goot E, Mawudeku A, Madoff LC, Vaillant L, Walters R, Yangarber R, Mantero J, Corley CD, Brownstein JS. 19(11):1006-13. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12273. Epub 2013 Jun 21.
  article Washington Post, 19 Sept 2013, What's Superbugging You? Dana Milbank, opinion writer.
  article New York TImes, 22 Aug 2013, Mystery Virus That’s Killed 47 Is Tied to Bats in Saudi Arabia, Donald G. McNeil, Jr.
  article Wired, 21 Aug 2013, Censorship Doesn't Just Stifle Speech- It Can Spread Disease, Maryn McKenna
  article New York Times, 27 May 2013, New Tools to Hunt New Viruses, Donald G. McNeil, Jr.
pdf   Lancet Infec Dis, May 2013, Measuring vaccine confidence: analysis of data obtained by a media surveillance system used to analyse public concerns about vaccines, Heidi J Larson, David M D Smith, Pauline Paterson, Melissa Cumming, Elisabeth Eckersberger, Clark C Freifeld, Isaac Ghinai, Caitlin Jarrett, Louisa Paushter, John S Brownstein, Lawrence C Madoff. 13(7):606-13. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70108-7. Epub 2013 May 13.
  article The Economist, Apr 20th 2013, Pre-empting pandemics: An ounce of prevention. As new viruses emerge in China and the Middle East, the world is poorly prepared for a global pandemic, Bangkok and New York
  article PLOS, March 2013, Evaluation of epidemic intelligence systems integrated in the Early Alerting and Reporting project for the detection of A/H5N1 Influenza event ),Barboza P, Vaillant L, Mawudeku A, Nelson NP, Hartley DM, Madoff LC, Linge JP, Collier N, Brownstein JS, Yangarber R, Astagneau P; Early Alerting Reporting Project Of The Global Health Security Initiative.
pdf   BMJ, July 05, 2011, Disease Tracker - Why do many of the world's emerging diseases, including SARS and H1N1, emerge from the same corner of South East Asia? Ed Yong investigates what's special about the area and international efforts to stop these deadly diseases in their tracks before they go global. Ed Yong. BMJ 2011;343:d4117 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d4117
  article ProMED-mail and ONE HEALTH. One Health Newsletter. Vol. 3, Issue 1, Winter 2010; 6-9. Woodall, J., Madoff, L., Bodenheimer, A., Cowen, P., Damrongwatanapokin, T., Ekue, E., Garland, T., Hugh-Jones, M., Shimshony, A., Yuill, .T
  article PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5(5), 31 May 2011, A New Approach to Monitoring Dengue Activity. Lawrence C. Madoff, David N. Fisman, and Taha Kass-Hout.
pdf   AAAS Annual Meeting 20 Feb 2011, Panel Session:"One Health: From ideas to implementation, rhetoric to reality". Participants: Larry Madoff, Stanley Maloy, Tracey S. McNamara, and Stephen S. Morse.
pdf article Parliment Magazine 7 Feb 2011, Health watch: Larry Madoff reviews the recent international meeting on emerging diseases and surveillance
pdf article New York Times 26 July 2010, PMM referenced in "Rabies: United Nations Adds a New Web Site to Its Arsenal in Fight Against Rabies" by Science and Health reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr.
pdf article New York Times - 30 September 2008
Science Times Denise Grady lists ProMED-mail as a "Favorite Health Resource"
pdf article Environment News Service - 5 May 2008
"Mapping Wildlife Diseases May Help Prevent Their Spread"
  article NPR Radio - 26 Jan 2007
Interview with L. Madoff:Talk of the Nation, "An Early Warning System for Disease Outbreaks"
pdf article Los Angeles Times - 13 January 2007
"Website for the germ-obsessed" Article by Judith Miller
pdf article - 19 October 2006
"Get Your Daily Plague Forecast" by Seán Captain
pdf   Nature News Feature
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