Twitter Data Accurately Tracked the Haiti Cholera Outbreak: Social Media with a Twist

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The real-time social networking service Twitter has yielded data that would have tracked the deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti, which began in October 2010, faster than any other traditional methods. The results appeared today in a special section of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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