NY Times Blog on HSPH Project
Can Big Data From Epic Indian Pilgrimage Help Save Lives?
Big data, meet humanity.
The South Asia Institute at Harvard has sent a team of public health specialists to one of the largest gatherings in the world, the Kumbh Mela in India, with a goal of assembling the largest public health data set ever among a transient population.
The Kumbh Mela, a religious festival that is expected to draw nearly 100 million pilgrims, is in full swing … [READ MORE]