Book Review: “The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread – and Why They Stop”

Considering the all-too-familiar with the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of contagion and something spreading from one person to the next, has been poorly understood until now. Adam Kucharski, a Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, demonstrates how COVID-19 (as well as other epidemics) and viral social media … Read more

Interaction Networks of #COVID19 and “Delta variant” on Twitter

EDIT (Feb 2023): As of 09/02/2023, Twitter is closing down public access to the API and replacing it with a paid service. In the previous post, we went through the process of how to collect data from Twitter (Via Twint) using a few key terms. We then used regular expressions to extract the relevant parts … Read more