USA Contagious Disease Data

This public data is published by the US Department of Health and Human Services and includes all weekly surveillance reports of nationally notifiable diseases for all U.S. cities and states published between 1888 and 2013. The data set consists of eight important vaccine-preventable contagious diseases: diphtheria, hepatitis A, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, rubella and smallpox.

You can start exploring this data in the BigQuery console:

Go to the USA Contagious Disease Dataset

Exploring the data using Looker

Looker provides tools to quickly analyze and find insights in your BigQuery datasets. Below are some example visualizations of CDC Epidemic Data in BigQuery, built using Looker.

Diseases by year

Explore Diseases by Year using Looker

Comparing Mumps outbreak in California and Connecticut

Mumps shows the same seasonal pattern coast to coast, in both California and Connecticut, during the 1970 outbreak.

Explore Mumps 1970 CA CT using Looker

About the data

Dataset Source: Data.gov

Category: Health

Use: This dataset is publicly available for anyone to use under the following terms provided by the Dataset Source — http://www.data.gov/privacy-policy#data_policy — and is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, express or implied, from Google. Google disclaims all liability for any damages, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of the dataset.

View in BigQuery: Go to the USA Contagious Diseasae Dataset

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