Empirical or simulated disease outbreak data, provided either as RData or as text files.
This package compiles a series of publicly available disease outbreak data. Data can be provided as R objects (loaded automatically when loading the package), text files distributed alongside the package, or functions generating a dataset.
The following R datasets are currently available:
|dengue_fais_2011||Dengue on the island of Fais, Micronesia, 2011|
|dengue_yap_2011||Dengue on the Yap Main Islands, Micronesia, 2011|
|ebola_kikwit_1995||Ebola in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1995|
|ebola_sim||Simulated Ebola outbreak|
|ebola_sim_clean||Simulated Ebola outbreak|
|fluH7N9_china_2013||Influenza A H7N9 in China, 2013|
|influenza_england_1978_school||Influenza in a boarding school in England, 1978|
|measles_hagelloch_1861||Measles in Hagelloch, Germany, 1861|
|mers_korea_2015||Middle East respiratory syndrome in South Korea, 2015|
|norovirus_derbyshire_2001_school||Norovirus in a primary school in Derbyshire, England, 2001|
|s_enteritidis_pt59||Salmonella Enteritidis PT59 outbreak|
|sars_canada_2003||Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Canada, 2003|
|smallpox_abakaliki_1967||Smallpox in Abakaliki, Nigeria, 1967|
|zika_girardot_2015||Zika in Girardot, Colombia, 2015|
|zika_sanandres_2015||Zika in San Andres, Colombia, 2015|
|zika_yap_2007||Zika on the Yap Main Islands, Micronesia, 2007|
To install the current stable, CRAN version of the package, type:
To benefit from the latest features and bug fixes, install the development, github version of the package using:
Note that this requires the package devtools installed.
We will try to create a better repository and data submission system at a later stage. The purpose of the current package is only to share examplar datasets during the hackathon. Acceptable forms are:
.RDatafiles in the
We use the lower case throughout, and snake_case (using underscores) to separate words for the files and dataset names, so that for a
RData object, a new dataset woud look like: `my_new_data_RData'. Try using informative names, typically using the disease first. Whenever available, order fields as:
Maintainer: Finlay Campbell ([email protected])
One new dataset added:
Several new datasets added:
First release of the outbreaks package on CRAN!