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Ergönül O, Can F, Madoff, L and Akova M, Emerging Infectious Diseases: Clinical Case Studies. Elsevier Academic Press, 2015, ISBN 9780124169753. (First Prize of 2015 British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Book Awards in Public Health)


Pshenichnaya NY, Nenadskaya SA., Probable Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus transmission occured after aerosol-generating medical procedures in Russia: nosocomial cluster. Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Apr; 33-120-2.


Barboza P, Vaillant L, Mawudeku A, Nelson NP, Hartley DM, Madoff LC, Linge JP, Collier N, Brownstein JS, Yangarber R, Astagneau P, on behalf of the Early Alerting, Reporting Project of the Global Health Security Initiative. "Evaluation of epidemic intelligence systems integrated in the Early Alerting and Reporting project for the detection of A/H5N1 Influenza event". PLOS ONE,, March 2013, Volume 8,| Issue 3, e57252.

    Petersen, Eskild (Editor), Chen, Lin Hwei (Editor), Schlangenhauf, Patricia (Editor) Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide. First edition, paperback. Wiley-Blackwell,2011, July.
  Chan EH, Scales DA, Brewer TF, Madoff LC, Pollack MP, Hoen AS, Chodin T, Brownstein JS. Forecasting high-priority infectious disease surveillance regions: a socioeconomic model. Clin Infect Dis 2013 Feb;56(4):517-24.
  Pollack MP, Pringle C, Madoff LC, Memish ZA. Latest outbreak news from ProMED-mail: Novel coronavirus - Middle East. Int J Infect Dis. 2012 S1201-9712(12)01310-0.
Mondor L, Brownstein JS, Chan E, Madoff LC, Pollack MP, Buckeridge DL, Brewer TF. Timeliness of nongovernmental versus governmental global outbreak communications. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Jul; [Epub ahead of print]
Madoff, Larry, An Epidemiologist on 'Contagion': This Will Almost Certainly Occur,.
  Madoff LC, Fisman DN, Kass-Hout T, A new approach to monitoring dengue activity, PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 May;5(5):e1215. Epub 2011 May 31.
  Chan EH, Brewer TF, Madoff LC, Pollack MP, Sonricker AL, Keller M, Freifeld CC, Blench M, Mawudeku A, Brownstein JS, Global capacity for emerging infectious disease detection, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2010 Dec 14;107(50):21701-6. Epub 2010 Nov 29.
  Madoff, Lawerence C., Fisman David N., Kass-Hout, Taha, A New Approach to Monitoring Dengue Activity, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5(5), May 31, 2011.
  Woodall, J., Madoff, L., Bodenheimer, A., Cowen, P., Damrongwatanapokin, T., Ekue, E., Garland, T., Hugh-Jones, M., Shimshony, A., Yuill, T. (2010). ProMED-mail and ONE HEALTH. One Health Newsletter. Vol. 3, Issue 1, Winter 2010; 6-9.
  Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide, Edited by Eskild Petersen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; Lin H. Chen, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; Patricia Schlagenhauf-Lawlor, University of Zurich WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers’ Health, Zurich, Switzerland, August 2011.
  The Domestic and International Impacts of the 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Pandemic: Global Challenges, Global Solutions: Workshop Summary 2010, Madoff, Lawrence C., Brownstein, John, A9 Rumors of Pandemic: Monitoring Emerging Disease Outbreaks on the Internet.
Emily H. Chan, Timothy F. Brewer, Lawrence C. Madoff, Marjorie P. Pollack, Amy L. Sonricker, Mikaela Keller, Clark C. Freifeld, Michael Blench, Abla Mawudeku, and John S. Brownstein, Global capacity for emerging infectious disease detection, PNAS, December 14, 2010, vol. 107, no. 50, pp. 21701–21706
Brownstein JS, Freifield CC, Madoff LC. Digital disease detection - Harnessing the web for public health surveillance. N Engl J Med 2009; 360(21):2153-5.
Myanmar Health Facilities - A Google Earth saved session showing a complete listing of health facilities in Myanmar (requires Google Earth version 4 or later).
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(Note for users: From within Google Earth, you can overlay the path of Cyclone Nargis by entering "cyclone nargis path" into the 'Fly to' window of Google Earth.)
pdf K. Ben Jebara & A. Shimshony, International monitoring and surveillance of animal diseases using official and unofficial sources. Veterinaria Italiana, 42 (4), 431-441.
pdf Peter Cowen, Tam Garland, Martin E. Hugh-Jones, Arnon Shimshony, Stuart Handysides, Donald Kaye, Lawrence C. Madoff, Marjorie P. Pollack, Jack Woodall. Evaluation of ProMED-mail as an electronic early warning system for emerging animal diseases: 1996 to 2004.  JAVMA, Vol 229, No. 7, October 1, 2006 pp. 1090-1099.
pdf Madoff L., Cooperation between animal and human health sectors is key to the detection, surveillance, and control of emerging disease, IMED 2007 meeting in Vienna, February 2007.
Euro Surveill 2006;11(12):E061221.4.
pdf Lawrence C. Madoff and John P. Woodall, The Internet and the Global Monitoring of Emerging Diseases: Lessons from the First 10 Years of ProMED-mail, Archives of Medical Research, Volume 36, Issue 6, November-December 2005, Pages 724-730
pdf Lawrence C. Madoff, ProMED-mail: An Early Warning System for Emerging Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004; 39:227–32.
pdf Woodall, John P. Global surveillance of emerging diseases: the ProMED-mail perspective. Cad. Saúde Pública. [online]. 2001, vol.17 suppl. [cited 28 July 2005], p.147-154.
Woodall, J. Combating Infectious Disease & Toxin Outbreaks, Natural & Man-made, through the Internet, ©2004.  (PowerPoint presentation)
pdf Woodall, J. SIM Quarterly, Outbreak meets the Internet: Global epidemic monitoring by ProMED-mail, June 1997
pdf Stephen S. Morse, Barbara Hatch Rosenberg and Jack Woodall, Global Monitoring of Emerging Diseases: Design for a Demonstration Program, Health Policy, 38 (1996) 135-153.
pdf Stephen S. Morse, Controlling Infectious Diseases, May 1993