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Research outputs: PUBLIC HEALTH

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2020 Use of social media big data as a novel HIV surveillance tool in South Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has been heavily impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Social data (e.g., social media, internet search, wearable device, et...

2020 Delhi's public health crisis and the neglect of urbanisation

India's capital city Delhi is facing an unprecedented public health crisis that is not receiving sufficient government attention. Rapid urba...

2020 Editorial: the utility of 2009 H1N1 pandemic data in understanding the transmission potential and estimating the burden of COVID-19 in South Africa to guide mitigation strategies

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) rapidly became a public health e...

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