A Note from Kinsa’s CEO, Inder Singh

Dear Reader, Many of you know that Kinsa was started with a public health mission at its core, to help track and stop the spread of infectious illness. Today we advance that vision as we launch what I believe is a critical tool to help respond to the current public health crisis facing our country

Kinsa’s Real-time Illness Signal Provides Unprecedented Localized Illness Detection and Forecasting

Independent academic researchers confirm that Kinsa’s granular illness signal provides highly accurate local illness estimates and forecasts, enabling better state-level public health surveillance. Last month, Kinsa was proud to be featured in a poster presentation during Infectious Disease Week. This poster marks the second report published by academics from the University of Iowa regarding Kinsa data. The

Kinsa’s Real-time Illness Signal Provides Unprecedented Localized Illness Detection and Forecasting

Independent academic researchers confirm that Kinsa’s granular illness signal provides highly accurate local illness estimates and forecasts, enabling better state-level public health surveillance. Last month, Kinsa was proud to be featured in a poster presentation during Infectious Disease Week. This poster marks the second report published by academics from the University of Iowa regarding Kinsa data. The

Your Health Benefits Would be Fantastic if Anyone Used Them

Two decades ago, I started my career in tech right around the dot com boom. Somehow, amid friends taking jobs at startups with Hooli-level benefits (3 catered meals a day, concierge doctors, parties with rock stars), my early jobs were a bit more… austere.

Bill Gates & Epidemiologists Agree Infectious Disease Needs Our Captive Attention

Once upon a time, spreading illnesses weren’t investigated until they hit crisis levels (see Outbreak); they’d wreak havoc in local areas but slide under the CDC radar until they were extreme and widespread enough to garner national attention.

The Sick $ense: A real-time opportunity for illness-based marketing

20+ years after learning Marketing 101 in college, the key tenets still hold: show the right products to the right people at the right time. Push chicken noodle when it’s cold out, gazpacho when it’s hot. Let the seasons guide your budget…

Was WebMD Wrong? Flu Drops During Holidays

Holidays are often cited as a major contributor to the spread of influenza. Big families are breaking bread (and germs) together, flights (with their dreaded recirculated air) are more packed and popular than ever…