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Facebook intros new tools to help health researchers track, combat covid-19

Tuesday 7 April 2020 | 12:53 CET | News
As part of its Data for Good programme, Facebook has announced it is offering maps on population movement that researchers and nonprofits are already using to understand the coronavirus crisis, using aggregated data to protect people's privacy. Facebook has announced new tools to support their work, including 3 new types of Disease Prevention Maps to help inform disease forecasting efforts and protective measures; as well as a prompt on Facebook encouraging people in the US to participate in a voluntary survey from Carnegie Mellon University Delphi Research Center designed to help health

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