I'm writing this from under the covers. I mean, I know swine flu is going to get us all eventually, but I didn't know there were reported cases just 35 miles from where I live. Thank you, Outbreaks Near Me!
OK, I don't mean to make light of a very serious health issue, but this app kinda gives me the heebie-jeebies.
In a nutshell, Outbreaks Near Me lets you track--and even report--outbreaks of infectious diseases, including H1N1 (aka swine flu).
Created by Children's Hospital Boston and MIT Media Lab, it taps data provided by HealthMap, an … Read more