As Flu Season Hits, Social Media Helps with Disease Surveillance Among Millennials

By Amy Westlund, SPARK (Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge) Hash-tagging your flu-season blues could help track other disease outbreaks, especially among millennials, says a University of Guelph researcher. Adam Beswick, a master of science student in epidemiology in the Department of Population Medicine, says when millennials get sick, their first reaction may be to …