Funding for this research was provided by:
Melbourne Networked Society Institute (Seed Funding 2016: Mapping Urban Mobility for Flu Forecasting)
Received: 23 May 2018
Accepted: 14 May 2019
First Online: 29 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We received ethics approval to obtain influenza case notifications data from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health’s Human Ethics Advisory Group (application 1646516.2). Informed consent from the study population was not required. Ethics approval was not required to obtain the Sygic data.
: Permission to use and publish the spatially-aggregated influenza case notifications data was obtained from the Department of Health and Human Services.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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