Popular People Help Experts Predict Flu Outbreak

Popular people are the trendsetters of society, especially when it comes to the next flu outbreak, according to preliminary research from Harvard University. During last fall's H1N1 pandemic, researchers tracked and compared the spread of the disease in a random sample of students and a group of more socially dominant students at the university. While both groups ended up coming down with the flu in similar numbers, the more "popular" group of students got sick about two weeks ahead of their...Full Story
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