War on dengue: Malaysian researcher designs app to fight outbreak

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian researcher Dr. Dhesi Baha Raja who embarked on a fight against dengue, created an application that could predict the outbreak of the disease.After three years of research, the co-founder of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Medical Epidemiology (AIME) together with two other colleagues identified the primary components which could lead to an emergence of a dengue outbreak.AIME is a startup focused on improving ways on how disease outbreaks are managed.Following the results obtained from the research, an application to predict the emergence of an outbreak with epidemiological research and medical science as its foundation was engineered.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 440 million dengue cases are reported annually, putting the lives of some 2.5 billion people at risk.”We’re ready to start the war on dengue. We…


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