Facebook Mobility Map
The data contained in this map displays county level changes in the rates of mobility and staying put, which can allow people to understand the degree to which their communities may be adopting physical distancing efforts.
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Ground Truth Matters: Travel Surveys, Covid-19, and the Limits of Human Mobility Data
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 10:00am — 11:00am
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic digital data on human mobility has played crucial roles in response efforts ranging from monitoring non-pharmaceutical interventions like physical distancing, evaluating different types of testing and seroprevalence strategies, and assisting with targeted re-opening efforts to maximize health and reduce economic harm.
Did data make a difference? Lessons from Facebook Data for Good in 2020
Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 11:00am — 01:00pm
The role of Facebook Data for Good tools for COVID-19 response, routine immunizations, and development programs and what this means for …
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Using Human Mobility Data to Inform Pandemic Response Theory and Practice
Fri, Dec 4, 2020 at 10:00am — 11:30am
This 90-minute panel will examine the application of mobility data in monitoring the spread of the pandemic and informing containment policy, with a particular focus on privacy-preserving safeguards, methodological challenges, and translational barriers.
Lockdown related travel behavior undermines the containment of SARS-CoV-2
Published in MedRxiv, 2020.10.22.20217752
October 26, 2020 by Kishore, N., Kahn, R., Martinez, P. P., Salazar, P. M. D., Mahmud, A. S., & Buckee, C. O.
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Government Access to Mobile Phone Data for Contact Tracing- The Brennan Center for Justice
by Abhishek Bhatia
The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that conducts rigorous research to identify problems and provide in-depth empirical findings and compelling analyses of pressing legal and policy issues.
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Digital Mobility Data, Physical Distancing, and COVID-19 in Syracuse
by Jennifer Chan
Syracuse is a modest sized city of just over 140,000 people in upstate New York. It sits within the heart of the Finger Lakes region, not far from Lake Ontario. Although far from the worst hit areas of New York state by COVID-19, Syracuse saw alarming increases in cases and deaths during the initial wave of the pandemic.
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Case Study: Using Facebook Data to Monitor Adherence to Stay-at-home Orders in Colorado and Utah
Published in MedRxiv, 2020.06.04.20122093
July 30, 2020 by Layer, R. M., Fosdick, B., Bradshaw, M., Larremore, D. B., & Doherty, P.
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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.
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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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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Improving epidemic surveillance and response: Big data is dead, long live big data
Published in The Lancet Digital Health, 2(5), e218–e220
March 17, 2020 by Buckee, C.
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Using predicted imports of 2019-nCoV cases to determine locations that may not be identifying all imported cases
February 11, 2020 by Martinez de Salazar Munoz, P., Niehus, R., Taylor, A., Buckee, C., & Lipsitch, M.
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