An Effective Approach to Track Levels of Influenza-A (H1N1) Pandemic in India Using Twitter

We examine important issues related to 2015 H1N1 pandemic in India like symptoms, prevention steps and availability of medicine

Vinay Kumar Jain

2015

Scholarcy highlights

  • India is one of the fasted economies in the world, having the second largest population
  • We suggest an approach based on tweets using Twitter to make a good surveillance system
  • We examine important issues related to 2015 H1N1 pandemic in India like symptoms, prevention steps and availability of medicine
  • Our study focused on different parameters to find the relevant information towards Influenza-A and the public general awareness towards it
  • Our analysis shows the use of twitter may allow the detection of disease outbreaks through analysis of data generated by social media

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