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#Ebola and Twitter: lessons learned

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Background: Twitter plays a role in information distribution during emergencies, and it is widely used by public health organisations during public health crises. Twitter has facilitated transmission of both accurate information and misinformation during the West African Ebola outbreak.

Study objective: To investigate the ways in which Twitter was used during the West African Ebola outbreak by the general Twitter population as well as by the World H...

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The Global Health Network, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
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The Global Health Network, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
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Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
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MSc by Research
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Masters
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University of Oxford

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