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Facebook, phone records could help stop disease outbreak

14 days ago, 06:27

By: Afp

PARIS Facebook accounts and telephone records can be used to pinpoint the best individuals to vaccinate to stop a disease outbreak in its tracks, researchers said Wednesday. Such people would be "central" in their social networks, and thus likelier to spread disease-causing germs from one group to another. Assuming there is an outbreak, and not enough vaccines for every person in the world, immunising these well-connected individuals would remove social "bridges" by which germs can spread, exper ...
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Facebook, phone records could help stop disease outbreak

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