Comments for: Tweets may warn of emerging epidemics

Posted March 06, 2013, at 9:21 a.m.

Twitter users send around 500 million tweets a day, an endless fire hose of information about how people feel, what they’re doing, what they know and where they are. For epidemiologists and public health officials, it’s a potential gold mine of data, a possible way to track where disease is …

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