The AEGIS System performs automated, real-time surveillance for bioterrorism and naturally occurring outbreaks. It is the syndromic surveillance system for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, enabling real time population health monitoring.


Adapting real-time surveillance systems for influenza monitoring is a top national priority. As an adaptation of the AEGIS surveillance system, AEGIS Flu is designed to provide early warning of influenza epidemic and pandemics, with special focus on demographic and spatial patterns of illness Aegis Flu provides automated, real time surveillance of influenza rates, location and spread.

All AEGIS software is being developed in an open source manner.
The source code for AEGIS will be available on sourceforge and licensed under the GPL