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Can Twitter Help Better Identify Foodborne Illness Cases?

by Neil Schoenherr-Washington University in St. Louis News Office

An estimated 55 million to 105 million people in the United States suffer from foodborne illnesses each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), resulting in costs of $2-$4 billion annually.

Making Sense of Patterns in the Twitterverse

by Tom Rickey - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory News Office
If you think keeping up with what's happening via Twitter, Facebook and other social media is like drinking from a fire hose, multiply that by 7 billion — and you'll have a sense of what Court Corley wakes up to every morning.