Alexei Zelenev

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BACKGROUND This is the first study quantitatively evaluating the effect that media-related limitations have on data from an automated epidemic intelligence system. METHODS We modeled time series of HealthMap's two main data feeds, Google News and Moreover, to test for evidence of two potential limitations: first, human resources constraints, and second,(More)
Yukako Ono is an economist and Alexei Zelenev is an associate economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The authors are grateful to their colleagues at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for helpful comments. They particularly thank Dan Aaronson, Helen Koshy, David Marshall, and Dan Sullivan for many detailed comments and suggestions on earlier(More)
INTRODUCTION Ukraine's volatile HIV epidemic, one of the largest in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, remains concentrated in people who inject drugs (PWID). HIV prevalence is high (21.3% to 41.8%) among the estimated 310,000 PWID. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is the most cost-effective HIV prevention strategy there, yet OAT services are hampered by negative(More)
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