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Internews - Mining Available Ebola Data

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Select Challenge Questions
Can we create a map that shows where certain rumors about Ebola are being spread? Can we use a visualization that shows us the most reported/predominant rumors?

How many social mobilization projects regarding Ebola are mentioned and which areas are they covering? Can we create a map that aggregates all the information about Social Mobilization and that shows us the coverage of each region in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone? And overlay it with population, clinics location and media location?

What information about Ebola is circulating in the social media sphere? Who are the most influential sources of information? How predominant (or not) is the diaspora in the online conversation about Ebola?

Data
Various Ebola data sets

Dataset: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19hfIVeOlkaBTzTEzgpGuSCDypYgxB0VRhTdgflmareA/edit?usp=sharing

Impact
Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus. The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. The risk of an Ebola outbreak affecting multiple people in the U.S. is very low. Use the mine of available data provided by Internews and help the fight against the Ebola epidemic.

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