Wikipedia searches predict disease outbreaks

When you feel sick you go online, search your symptoms and see if you can self-diagnose yourself before going to a doctor. A team of US scientists has found that because of this step before seeing a doctor, online sites—particularly Wikipedia—can predict disease outbreaks up to a month before medical professionals.

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Wikipedia searches predict disease outbreaks

When you feel sick you go online, search your symptoms and see if you can self-diagnose yourself before going to a doctor. A team of US scientists has found that because of this step before seeing a doctor, online sites—particularly Wikipedia—can predict disease outbreaks up to a month before medical professionals.

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