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Using Social Media Data to Identify Outbreaks and Control Disease

The vast amounts of data shared through social media has great potential in identifying outbreaks and controlling disease. Read more about the potential for using social media a public health tool.

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A Bad Flu Season Hits the Halfway Mark

The nation is halfway through a bad flu season, dominated by a viral strain that is not very vulnerable to this year’s vaccine. Read the full article.

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This Is How Much the U.S. Has Accomplished in Ebola Preparedness in Only Two Months

Ebola Preparedness has been greatly enhanced in a short period of time. Read more for an overview of the international and domestic response.

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