How Twitter more accurately maps vaccination coverage than census data

"In our research we use Twitter the same way as meteorologists use rain gauges; but instead of catching rain to estimate rainfall by location we catch information to estimate opinions", said lead author Dr Adam Dunn at Macquarie University's Australian Institute of Health Innovation. The team from Macquarie University, The University of Sydney, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and Boston Children's Hospital published an article in Vaccine last week. Read the full story.

News Date
Friday, 12 May 2017