Sunday, April 26, 2009

Maps of Swine Flu (H1N1)

The news right now is full of stories about the latest outbreak of Swine Flu aka Pig Flu. The disease appears to have started with Mexico and now has jumped into all of North America and into parts of Europe, Asia, and elsewhere.

A biomedical researcher has created a map of the outbreak so far. His website, PigFluMap, has a map of the outbreak (shown below) that is frequently updated. News post below provide further details and give sourcing. Be sure to check out his website for more information.

View H1N1 Swine Flu in a larger map

Also on Google Maps is an open, collaborative map.

View H1N1 Swine Flu Outbreak in a larger map

Another website, HealthMap, gathers news stories and press release from credible sources around the world and places them on a Google Maps mashup.

For more updated information check out The Mexican Flu blog and HealthMap's Twitter alerts.

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