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Many Displaced from Hurricane Laura Are Now in Path of Hurricane Delta


by Andrew Schroeder


Hurricane Delta is set to make landfall as a Category 2 storm on the coast of Louisiana and western Mississippi on Friday, Oct. 9. This would be a serious situation under any circumstance, but for those still displaced from the last major storm in this area, Hurricane Laura, which made landfall on Aug.


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Identifying Locations with Possible Undetected Imported Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cases by Using Importation Predictions


Published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26(7), 1465–1469
July 1, 2020 by De Salazar, P. M., Niehus, R., Taylor, A., Buckee, C. O., & Lipsitch, M.



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Displacement, Gender Disparities, and Shelter Utilization after Hurricane Laura


by Andrew Schroeder, Nishant Kishore, Navin Vembar, Caleb Dresser


Examining dynamics of displacement, return, and shelter usage post-Hurricane Laura using mobility data from Facebook and Camber Systems.


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Food Security and Human Mobility During the COVID-19 Lockdown


Published in Social Science Research Network (Scholarly Paper ID 3600376)
May 15, 2020 by Choudhury, P., Koo, W. W., Li, X., Kishore, N., Balsari, S., & Khanna, T.



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Mobility Data Analysis and Application in the United Kingdom


by Abhishek Bhatia


The MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis (MRC GIDA) at Imperial College London is an international resource and centre of excellence for research and capacity building on the epidemiological analysis and modelling of infectious diseases, and to undertake applied collaborative work with national and international agencies to support policy planning and response operations against infectious disease threats.


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Introducing CrisisReady to the COVID-19 Mobility Data Network


April 28, 2020 by Abhishek Bhatia


The COVID-19 Mobility Network (CMDN), a network of 150 infectious disease epidemiologists working with aggregated mobility data to support COVID-19 response, has been active since April 2020, meeting virtually 2-4 times per month to share best practices, analytic tools, and code repositories across the group.


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Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19


Published in Science (New York, N.Y.), 368(6487), 145–146
April 10, 2020 by Buckee, C. O., Balsari, S., Chan, J., Crosas, M., Dominici, F., Gasser, U., Grad, Y. H., Grenfell, B., Halloran, M. E., Kraemer, M. U. G., Lipsitch, M., Metcalf, C. J. E., Meyers, L. A., Perkins, T. A., Santillana, M., Scarpino, S. V., Viboud, C., Wesolowski, A., & Schroeder, A.



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