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Social media tracks Haiti cholera outbreak

Social and news media postings were faster at tracking the spread of the Haiti cholera outbreak than traditional surveillance methods, a new study claims.

The results of the study, titled Social and News Media Enable Estimation of Epidemiological Patterns Early in the 2010 Haitian Cholera Outbreak, were published on 9 January 2012 in a special supplement of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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