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The Ebola Crisis & Where Big Data helps

Like fighting a forest fire with spray bottles. That was how one health worker described the challenge facing efforts to halt the spread of Ebola. Harvard’s HealthMap service recently made headlines for reportedly flagging the Ebola outbreak some nine days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic, issuing its first alert on March 19. http://goo.gl/2jXtXp #tech

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