Twitter Revealed Epidemic Two Weeks Before Health Officials [STUDY]

This is what social network is best at: spreading and tracking things in real time

According to the study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Internet news and social media were faster transmitters of information in tracking the cholera epidemic in Haiti than health officials. The tweets provided information that health officials wouldn’t report until two weeks later.

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