American Journal of Infection Control
September 2018 Volume 46, Issue 9, p961-1082
State of the Science Review
Social media and outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases: A systematic review of literature
Lu Tang, Bijie Bie, Sung-Eun Park, Degui Zhi
Published online: April 5, 2018
:: A systematic review of published articles on social media and emerging infectious disease.
:: Three major approaches are identified: assessment of public opinion, organization’s social media use, and evaluation of information accuracy.
:: More theorization and methodologic rigor is needed.