Smartphone Survey to Track Flu in Western New York, UB Reporter

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Researchers seek public participation in the survey, whose results will be used to model how disease spreads through a community

When a flu epidemic hits a metropolitan area, it’s helpful for public health officials to know how quickly the disease could spread and which residents may be most vulnerable to infection. To improve our understanding of epidemics, University at Buffalo researchers are inviting Erie and Niagara County residents to take part in a smartphone survey to track the flu starting this fall.

Published October 24, 2016

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