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Tracking COVID-19 in Europe: Infodemiology Approach

Tracking COVID-19 in Europe: Infodemiology Approach

Even these two countries, however, resorted to some measures and restrictions at the end [10,11].As Gunther Eysenbach, who first proposed the concept of infodemiology (ie, information epidemiology [12-14]), suggested during the SARS pandemic, the use of population

Amaryllis Mavragani

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2020;6(2):e18941


Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Framework for an Emerging Set of Public Health Informatics Methods to Analyze Search, Communication and Publication Behavior on the Internet

Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Framework for an Emerging Set of Public Health Informatics Methods to Analyze Search, Communication and Publication Behavior on the Internet

indicators follow public health relevant events or predict them, the main thesis of this paper is that infodemiology metrics and methods are potentially useful and should be further developed and standardized.What Is Infodemiology?

Gunther Eysenbach

J Med Internet Res 2009;11(1):e11


Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Scoping Review

Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Scoping Review

Epidemics and infectious diseases that have been analyzed and assessed using infodemiology and infoveillance approaches include HIV/AIDS [77-79], measles [80-83], and the Zika virus [84-87].Infodemiology topics have also been the subject of research for several

Amaryllis Mavragani

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(4):e16206


Predicting Prediabetes Through Facebook Postings: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study

Predicting Prediabetes Through Facebook Postings: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study

Infodemiology, an epidemiologic approach that uses social media and other Web-based sources to examine the spread or incidence of disease [3,4], has been used to successfully predict important issues of public health such as depression and the likelihood of

Xiaomeng Xu, Michelle L Litchman, Perry M Gee, Webb Whatcott, Loni Chacon, John Holmes, Sankara Subramanian Srinivasan

JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(12):e10720


Assessing Electronic Cigarette-Related Tweets for Sentiment and Content Using Supervised Machine Learning

Assessing Electronic Cigarette-Related Tweets for Sentiment and Content Using Supervised Machine Learning

The breadth of social media data available allows researchers to circumvent the aforementioned issues and explore opportunities to analyze this data, thus giving rise to infodemiology and infoveillance—the analysis of Internet content and electronic data sources

Heather Cole-Lewis, Arun Varghese, Amy Sanders, Mary Schwarz, Jillian Pugatch, Erik Augustson

J Med Internet Res 2015;17(8):e208


How to Fight an Infodemic: The Four Pillars of Infodemic Management

How to Fight an Infodemic: The Four Pillars of Infodemic Management

In fact, I coined the terms infodemiology [2,3], infodemic, and infoveillance [4] over the course of the past 20 years.

Gunther Eysenbach

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(6):e21820


The Digital Distribution of Public Health News Surrounding the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: A Longitudinal Infodemiology Study

The Digital Distribution of Public Health News Surrounding the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: A Longitudinal Infodemiology Study

There is clearly a need to understand Internet dialogue and dissemination surrounding public health issues further, particularly ones that are surrounded by such a public health controversy.Eysenbach [7,8] suggests that an infodemiology approach can help measure

L Meghan Mahoney, Tang Tang, Kai Ji, Jessica Ulrich-Schad

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2015;1(1):e2


Google Trends in Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Methodology Framework

Google Trends in Infodemiology and Infoveillance: Methodology Framework

This use of the internet has formed two new concepts: “Infodemiology,” first defined by Eysenbach as “the science of distribution and determinants of information in an electronic medium, specifically the Internet, or in a population, with the ultimate aim to

Amaryllis Mavragani, Gabriela Ochoa

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2019;5(2):e13439


Using Web-Based Search Data to Study the Public’s Reactions to Societal Events: The Case of the Sandy Hook Shooting

Using Web-Based Search Data to Study the Public’s Reactions to Societal Events: The Case of the Sandy Hook Shooting

Analysis of this information—a form of infodemiology [4]—could be used to improve our understanding of various issues which in turn can inform policy development.Infodemiology is an emerging discipline that focuses on analyzing electronic information from the

Nir Menachemi, Saurabh Rahurkar, Mandar Rahurkar

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2017;3(1):e12


Twitter Discussions and Emotions About the COVID-19 Pandemic: Machine Learning Approach

Twitter Discussions and Emotions About the COVID-19 Pandemic: Machine Learning Approach

Chew and Eysenbach’s study [6] showed that Twitter could be used for real-time “infodemiology” studies, providing a source of opinions for health authorities to respond to public concerns.

Jia Xue, Junxiang Chen, Ran Hu, Chen Chen, Chengda Zheng, Yue Su, Tingshao Zhu

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(11):e20550