Google Maps used in tracking Swine Flu

Posted By on April 27, 2009

View H1N1 Swine Flu in a larger map

H1N1 Swine flu in 2009

  • Pink markers are suspect
  • Purple markers are confirmed
  • Deaths lack a dot in marker
  • Yellow markers are negative

The Swine Flu pandemic, believed to have started in Mexico, is showing up around the world as the WHO and U.S. CDC is doing their best to inform citizens in the best course of action. They are hoping to keep the public calm while preventing the spread of this deadly flu strain while seeking the best approach in treating those who are affected. For those using the Internet and technology to learn more and keep abreast, there is an excellent using of Google Maps ‘pining’ the suspected and confirmed cases around the world.


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