Google tracks the Flu faster than the CDC?

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Omai
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Google tracks the Flu faster than the CDC?

Check out this article from the New York Times.

Google is tracking flu outbreaks by web info searches. Here is the best part

"A paper on the methodology of Google Flu Trends is expected to be published in the journal Nature."

Very cool./
Here is the link:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/12/technology/internet/12flu.html?em

Omai

canscientist
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It is nice.. There is also a

It is nice.. There is also a integrated system for joint surveillance against the emerging or Epidemic diseases in Tamilnadu, India

http://www.edis.zampbioworld.org