Frequently Asked Questions

SORMAS covers several infectious diseases so far. Some of those are: acute flaccid paralysis, anthrax, COVID-19, cholera, congenital rubella, dengue fever, ebola virus disease, guinea worm, human rabies, influenza, lassa, malaria, measles, meningitis (CSM), monkey pox, plague, poliomyelitis, unspecified VHF, yellow fever. 

New diseases, like the coronavirus, can be implemented into SORMAS quickly to be able to react to new situations within a short time.

SORMAS is an open source software which can be used without any costs. 

The HZI provides individual training and supporting documents. For those, costs differ in accordance with the needs that a country may have. For further information please contact us.  

Yes. A new modul for the coronavirus was implemented into SORMAS in the beginning of 2020. 

SORMAS is developed via GitHub. There you can find more information about SORMAS. You can also follow our SORMAS Development Twitter @SORMASDev for more information or get into contact with us directly. 

Several countries are using SORMAS to monitor diseases. 
Nigeria and Ghana implemented SORMAS before the corona-virus pandemic. Switzerland, France, Germany and Fiji implemented SORMAS during the pandemic and in Afghanistan, Nepal, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast implementation is currently in preparation.