Published on in Vol 6, No 4 (2020): Oct-Dec

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/24125, first published .
Characterizing Weibo Social Media Posts From Wuhan, China During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Content Analysis

Characterizing Weibo Social Media Posts From Wuhan, China During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Content Analysis

Characterizing Weibo Social Media Posts From Wuhan, China During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Content Analysis

Qing Xu   1, 2, 3 , MAS ;   Ziyi Shen   4 , BS, MS ;   Neal Shah   1, 2 , BS ;   Raphael Cuomo   1, 5 , MPH, PhD ;   Mingxiang Cai   1, 3, 4 , BS, MS ;   Matthew Brown   6 , MPS, PhD ;   Jiawei Li   1, 2, 3, 7 , MS ;   Tim Mackey   1, 2, 3, 7 , MAS, PhD

1 Global Health Policy and Data Institute, San Diego, CA, United States

2 Department of Healthcare Research and Policy, University of California, San Diego - Extension, La Jolla, CA, United States

3 S-3 Research LLC, San Diego, CA, United States

4 Masters Program in Computer Science, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States

5 Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States

6 US Embassy, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Beijing, China

7 Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States

Corresponding Author:

  • Tim Mackey, MAS, PhD
  • Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
  • School of Medicine
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  • Email: tmackey@ucsd.edu