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Tracking flu epidemics

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Tags: flu, FluTweet, Mashup, Trends
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FluTweet uses Twitter for tracking epidemics. Tracking is based on counting tweets that contain -related keywords, such as , influenza or sore throat. Prevalence of those keywords should correlate with activity, since people often tweet about their or -like symptoms.

An example trend over a 72-hour period is shown below.


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