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Research Article

Improved Response to Disasters and Outbreaks by Tracking Population Movements with Mobile Phone Network Data: A Post-Earthquake Geospatial Study in Haiti

  • Linus Bengtsson mail,

    bengtssonlinus@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Xin Lu,

    Affiliations: Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Anna Thorson,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Richard Garfield,

    Affiliation: Schools of Nursing and Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, United States of America

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  • Johan von Schreeb

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Published: August 30, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001083

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