Search no more for fast flu data

Ryan, Jeff
March 2009
Contemporary Pediatrics;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p56
The article presents information about Google Flu Trends, a project by Google which takes not of the time and place of searches containing the word flu or influenza. On the other hand, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has five operating arms that track flu data, one of these arms has a network of 2,400 health care providers who cater to 16 million patients.


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