WUSTL: Using Twitter may increase food-poisoning reporting

From Washington University in St. Louis: Using Twitter may increase food-poisoning reporting. “Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. citizens gets food poisoning every year, but very few report it. Twitter communications between the public and the proper government authorities could improve foodborne illness reporting as well as the steps that follow, according to a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.”