War on dengue: Malaysian researcher designs app to fight outbreak

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian main researcher and co-founder of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Medical Epidemiology (AIME),  which embarked on a fight against the dengue outbreak, created an application that could predict the outbreak of a disease.AIME is a startup focused on improving ways on how disease outbreaks are managed.After three years of research, Dr. Dhesi Baha Raja together with two other colleagues identified the primary components which could lead to an emergence of a dengue outbreak.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 which risks the lives of some 2.5 billion people.”We’re ready to start the war on…


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