All-cause excess mortality across 90 municipalities in Gujarat, India, during the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020-April 2021)
Published in PLOS Global Public Health 2(8): e0000824
August 16, 2022 by Acosta RJ, Patnaik B, Buckee C, Kiang MV, Irizarry RA, Balsari S
Evaluating the reliability of mobility metrics from aggregated mobile phone data as proxies for SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the USA
Published in The Lancet Digital Health
November 9, 2021 by Nishant Kishore, Aimee R Taylor, Pierre E Jacob, Navin Vembar, Ted Cohen, Prof Caroline O Buckee, Nicolas A Menzies
Published in Nature, Volume 595, Pages 205–213 (2021)
July 15, 2021 by Caroline O. Buckee, Abdisalan Noor, Lisa Sattenspiel
Published in Science 372, no. 6545: eabg5298
May 28, 2021 by Mena, Gonzalo E., Pamela P. Martinez, Ayesha S. Mahmud, Pablo A. Marquet, Caroline O. Buckee, and Mauricio Santillana
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.
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.
Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:00pm
This Panel examined the practices of recent mobility data collaboratives in order to engage a conversation about the future of global capacity building for translational readiness and crisis response.
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:30pm
CrisisReady is organized around the principles of Data Readiness, Methods Readiness, and Translational Readiness, and seeks to advance data-driven decision-making during public health emergencies. CrisisReady evolved from the Covid-19 Mobility Data Network, a research network of 100+ scientists from around the world who volunteered their time to serve as trusted intermediaries between technology companies and city and state governments around the world, in 2020.
Published in BMC Public Health, 2021 Jan 27; 21(1):226.
January 27, 2021 by Chang, M.-C., Kahn, R., Li, Y.-A., Lee, C.-S., Buckee, C. O., & Chang, H.-H.
Nowcasting for Real-Time COVID-19 Tracking in New York City: An Evaluation Using Reportable Disease Data From Early in the Pandemic
Published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 7(1), e25538
January 15, 2021 by Greene, S. K., McGough, S. F., Culp, G. M., Graf, L. E., Lipsitch, M., Menzies, N. A., & Kahn, R.
by Camber Systems
Last week, President Joe Biden announced his goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office. Equitably distributing a vaccine to that many Americans now stands as the country’s final and most daunting task to defeat the pandemic.
Published in Nature Communications, 12(1), 311
January 12, 2021 by Menkir, T. F., Chin, T., Hay, J. A., Surface, E. D., De Salazar, P. M., Buckee, C. O., Watts, A., Khan, K., Sherbo, R., Yan, A. W. C., Mina, M. J., Lipsitch, M., & Niehus, R.
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 …
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Dec 2020, 117 (51) 32772-32778
December 22, 2020 by Rolando J. Acosta, Nishant Kishore, Rafael A. Irazarry, Caroline Buckee
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.
Measuring mobility to monitor travel and physical distancing interventions: a common framework for mobile phone data analysis
Published in The Lancet Digital Health
November 1, 2020 by Kishore, N., Kiang, M. V., Engø-Monsen, K., Vembar, N., Schroeder, A., Balsari, S., & Buckee, C. O.
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.
October 7, 2020 by Abhishek Bhatia
The near real-time information about human movement provided by aggregated population mobility data has tremendous potential to help refine interventions when appropriate legal, organizational, and computational safeguards are in place. As the private sector, policymakers, and academia work together to leverage novel sources of data to track the spread of the pandemic, Randall Harp, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, and Juniper Lovato from the University of Vermont argue that anonymization at the individual level is insufficient– the notion of privacy should extend to communities as well.