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Oct 20, 2014

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Mobile Phones, Social Media Aiding Ebola Fight

The chase is on to track Ebola in the U.S. and West Africa, and mobile networks and the Internet are helping doctors reach and treat people who may have come in contact with the lethal disease. [...]

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May 6, 2014

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Going viral: How ‘social contagion’ begins and escalates

Understanding the roots of a global, contagious spread of online information may help better predict political revolutions, consumer behavior, box office revenues, public policy debates, and even public health epidemics, a new study co-led by Yale University reveals. The model devised for this...

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