People are seen taking a walk and getting fresh air while social distancing on the closed of Park Avenue on March 27, 2020 in New York City. Photo: AFP

In coronavirus fight, oft-criticised Facebook data aids US cities, states

  • The Covid-19 Mobility Data Network is a group of 40 health researchers from universities including Harvard, Princeton and Johns Hopkins
  • Since mid-March, its members have been sharing insights gleaned from Facebook’s data with California, Massachusetts and New York City
Topic |   Facebook
People are seen taking a walk and getting fresh air while social distancing on the closed of Park Avenue on March 27, 2020 in New York City. Photo: AFP
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