Map That Helps Fight Disease Outbreak
Facebook has built new high-resolution maps which can help to understand the medical partners about the people their dwellings and their movements, not only that but also provide insights on overall trends, including the number of children under five, the number of women of reproductive age, as well as young and elderly populations.
The public health officials have difficulty in predicting a fall of an academic disease like cholera or malaria, if a pairing of the health system and mobilizations of people with the data, will yield valuable insight about a disease spread by human to human contact.
These maps can provide necessary information’s from people who are using Facebook on their mobile phones with location services enabled. With a large number of people use Facebook on mobile, a social networking giant it will be useful for the health officials to spread online news about vaccinating dates and the bed net distribution.