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Monitoring Real-time Spatial Public Health Discussions in the Context of Vaccine Hesitancy

  title={Monitoring Real-time Spatial Public Health Discussions in the Context of Vaccine Hesitancy},
  author={Michael C. Smith and Mark Dredze and Sandra Crouse Quinn and David A. Broniatowski},
Social media provide the potential to keep up with public discussions more quickly, at lower cost, and at potentially higher granularity and scope than do traditional surveys. This paper details a preliminary system of real-time geographical monitoring and analysis using the context of the vaccine-hesitancy discussion across the United States, a valuable backdrop for such a system because of the diverse and impactful nature of the vaccination discussions as they appear, change, and influence… 

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