International media coverage for research into whether social media could be used to detect disease outbreaks
2 November 2011
New research by academics in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory has looked at whether social media could be used to track an event or phenomenon, such as flu outbreaks and rainfall rates.
The research was covered by the Press Association, Daily Telegraph, Evening Post, The Engineer, Irish Independent, Newsroom America, Science Daily, Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Nursing Times, Newstrack India. BBC Radio Bristol 'Drive', Heart radio, Jack and Star FM, ITV the West Tonight.
Full press release: Could social media be used to detect disease outbreaks?
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