Big data analytics have not only been a hot topic for the past few years but also have been transforming a wide variety of industries in interesting ways. In the public health sector, analytics has been playing a vital role in addressing public health issues and disease research. Recently, during the outbreak of the zika virus, social media, transportation and weather data, among other indicators were used to model the occurrence of the disease.
In this post, I would like to share my experience on how engineering and big data analytics have been used to develop smarter tools for infection disease control and modelling.
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