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Automobile accident data in the US

California Polytechnic State University has a downloaded dataset on fatal accidents on the national highway system for the year 2007: https://wiki.csc.calpoly.edu/datasets/wiki/HighwayAccidents Data....
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COVID19 - Coronavirus case data (country summary data)

The JHU dashboard you linked has their data available as CSV on Github: https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19/tree/master/csse_covid_19_data in particular these CSV files, which contain all ...
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Age, Weight and Height dataset

Try the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). They have what you are looking for, for a large set of countries. On top of that you will in part be able to identify family ties, and you can even ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

It sounds like you're looking for a line listing. There are no case data available for this outbreak, but like Skram said, I collect and maintain data from various sources on github. Sierra Leone and ...
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COVID19 - Coronavirus case data (country summary data)

Index of Countries (community wiki) Global Johns Hopkins University WHO ECDC OurWorldInData Worlddata.AI Europe Belgium Germany and another Germany Switzerland Spain Italy United Kingdom United ...
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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

The data referenced appears to be an aggregation of Hospital Acquired Infections which are part of the CMS Hospital Compare family of data sets. The various measures included in the dataset are ...
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Query medicine descriptions API

A few thoughts: For a simple and down to the point description, Brian's suggestion of MedlinePlus' Web Services is a good start however if you do a search such as http://wsearch.nlm.nih.gov/ws/query?...
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Age, Weight and Height dataset

Okay, this is a very specific dataset for the !Kung San people, but it has height, weight, sex, and age fields. Reference was found in McElreath: "The data contained in data (Howell1) are partial ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

We started a worldwide crowdsourcing data collection on policy measures, including lockdowns at the admin1 level (region) and the country level. Currently we coded data for ~13 countries and are ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

Also take a look at https://github.com/cmrivers/ebola . Caitlin Rivers (@cmyeaton on Twitter) is a PhD student in computational epidemiology and is curating this data from a number of sources.
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Automobile accident data in the US

Not sure if my list is better (or worse), because I think it has a lot to do with Andrew's question about national/state levels. If Andrew says it's cool, I'll just have him update his answer with ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

Did you try the World Health Organization? http://www.who.int/csr/don/en/ Looks like July 1, 2014 is when they started providing the chart data. The data gets updated every few days.
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Disease and Symptoms Hierarchy

The NIH has published the UMLS database, which consists of more than 7 million concepts, diseases and symptoms. It's a very wealthy resource. The license is pretty permissive if you are working in ...
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COVID19 - Coronavirus case data (country summary data)

The Italian data from the Civil Protection Agency is updated daily at https://github.com/pcm-dpc/COVID-19 There are a few data sets (CSV) in there. Aggregated data is published at http://...
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Physician notes with annotated PHI

1) i2b2 2006 Deidentification and Smoking Challenge's data set: NLP Data Set #1B: 889 de-identified discharge summaries with de-identification challenge annotations, training and test sets and ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

At this point Wikipedia will have most of the information but not yet machine readable. For a broad data-request on global lockdowns of varying degree, and for an ongoing event, I can't image a ...
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Automobile accident data in the US

Not sure if you need something for the entire nation, but a lot of localities publish versions of this kind of data. Two examples: http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/refdata/accident/rawdata01-03....
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

WHO and the CDC get their data directly from the effected countries ministry of health. These countries are: Liberia http://www.mohsw.gov.lr/content_display.php?press_id=94&sub=press_release ...
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Is there any open data for Emergency Room waiting time?

There is no one source that I know of for realtime wait times though some larger networks do have apps or mobile sites that you might look into scraping though of course that has many disadvantages. ...
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Database of wheelchair-accessible places

NPR has been developing a crowdsourced database of accessible playgrounds in the US. The data is downloadable as CSV or JSON. The license for the data isn't clearly stated, but the language suggests ...
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Age, Weight and Height dataset

Here is a set of individual weights and heights for 25,000 children in Hong Kong. There is no age or gender information, though, which does limit its usefulness. From the same site, there is a table ...
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World dataset of hospitals

healthsites.io is an open data effort to map healthcare entities (hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, private practices, etc.) worldwide. The data is drawn from OpenStreetMap and at a minimum provides ...
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Dataset on coronavirus government countermeasures (per country/region/city?)

What about this database? It includes government measures... ACAPS COVID-19: Government Measures Dataset The COVID-19 Government Measures Dataset puts together all the measures implemented by ...
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COVID-19 Clinical Data or Statistics

The Anthem XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance has pledged the availability of such de-identified data including data on previous outbreaks (i.e. swine-flu, influenza, SARS etc.) It is unclear, however, how soon ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

Here is an attempt at a list, there is a link to subscribe to the wiki and receive updates to pages you watch: http://ebola-wiki.com/List_of_Ebola_related_data_sources
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A database of drugs and their targets

Try the following: DrugBank: http://www.drugbank.ca/ openFDA API to get some data online: http://open.fda.gov/
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De-identified patient data

MIMIC initiative provides a dataset (deceased patients) that has vitals, Diagnoses, Medications and several other domains. Updated link (2021) https://mimic.physionet.org/gettingstarted/demo/ Original ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea data can be downloaded as CSV or JSON from WHO
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Infectiousness vs. deadliness for various diseases

Both the US CDC and the World Health Organization have databases for statistics on infectious diseases. The entry points to the online databases are: CDC http://wonder.cdc.gov/datasets.html WHO http:...
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Query medicine descriptions API

Emily you could check out the MedlinePlus Web Services - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webservices.html We used a simple search of Medline from the presentation of the adverse events drug name's ...
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