As the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.
MedISys is an internet monitoring and analysis system providing event based surveillance to rapidly identify potential threats to the public health using information from the internet. It displays only those articles with interest to Public Health, grouped by disease or disease type. It analyses the news and warns users with automatically generated alerts. The information processed by Medisys is derived from the Europe Media Monitor (EMM ), developed by the JRC.