World’s Best Source of COVID-19 Data: Over 1000 Prevalence and Seroprevalence Surveys in GIDEON Database


GIDEON application: map of COVID-19 outbreaks and main disease assessment

GIDEON app_UK COVID-19 prevalence surveys displayed on desktop screen

GIDEON app: COVID-19 prevalence surveys in the United Kingdom

GIDEON app: Doctor uses GIDEON to search for information on COVID-19 prevalence surveys in the United States

GIDEON app: Doctor uses GIDEON to research information on COVID-19 prevalence surveys in the United States

Periodic surveys of the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 and antibodies in key populations are invaluable in tracking the true extent of the current pandemic. “

– Dr Stephen A. Berger, MD

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 14, 2021 / – GIDEON Informatics, the global online network for infectious diseases and epidemiology, is now the only resource for comprehensive global data on the prevalence and seroprevalence of COVID-19.

The GIDEON database identifies real-time COVID-19 prevalence and seroprevalence data and aggregates all studies into interactive tables. Users can easily sort this data by city, percentage of prevalence to seroprevalence and population sectors (health workers, students, dialysis patients and others). GIDEON now contains 1,000 COVID prevalence and seroprevalence surveys, from all reporting countries.

GIDEON updates this information daily, and there is no other source for this type of data. For convenience, the GIDEON database links these lists of prevalence and seroprevalence surveys to their primary sources.

Dr Stephen A. Berger MD, infectious disease expert and co-founder of GIDEON Informatics said: “Periodic surveys of the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA and antibodies in key populations are invaluable for monitoring the actual extent of the current pandemic. . About 1,000 COVID-19 prevalence and seroprevalence surveys have been published to date. However, health workers and public health officials in the field do not have the information they need at their fingertips. They often have to sift through a largely disjointed collection of individual studies that are only relevant to a specific time period, geographic region, occupation, or other parameter.

The GIDEON resource for surveys can prove invaluable to public health officials, researchers and clinicians trying to stay ahead of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its mutants. Today, as work, school and international travel re-open, monitoring prevalence and seroprevalence surveys around the world can help prevent the next pandemic.

GIDEON Informatique is a One-stop-shop for infectious disease data. Users can find interactive maps of over 25,000 current and historical infectious disease outbreaks dating back to the early 1900s. The database is updated daily and contains epidemiological and clinical information on over 360 infectious diseases , more than 2000 pathogens and 420 drugs and vaccines. There are 23,600 country-specific notes on the status of country-specific diseases and details of events leading to the cross-border spread of infections. Clinicians can make differential diagnoses and review treatment options. Researchers can also access the GIDEON database using their recently released GIDEON R package.

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About GIDEON Informatique

GIDEON Informatics exists to advance the global effort against infectious diseases. The company was founded in 1992 and produces the GIDEON web application and a series of eBooks for healthcare professionals and educators.

The GIDEON Toolkit helps protect society by providing reliable and timely epidemiological data. The app saves doctors precious time in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and provides cutting-edge tools to train the healthcare workers of tomorrow.

Hundreds of customers around the world, including educational institutions, hospitals, public health departments and microbiology laboratories, have chosen GIDEON as their diagnostic and benchmark tool for infectious diseases and microbiology. GIDEON Informatics is managed by an experienced management team and maintains a distinguished medical advisory committee.

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