Al-Surimi, K., Khalifa, M., Bahkali, S., et al. (2017). The Potential of Social Media and Internet-Based Data in Preventing and Fighting Infectious Diseases: From Internet to Twitter. (Abstract only.) Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 972: 131-139.
The authors describe the role social media can play in tracking, communicating about, and reporting emerging infectious diseases (e.g., Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Ebola, and Zika).