Scientists equip iPhone with disease-tracking application

09/3/2009 | Yahoo!

Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab have added a new application to Apple iPhone that could allow users to immediately monitor and report swine flu and other outbreaks of infectious diseases. The "Outbreaks Near Me" program is linked to a Web-based resource called HealthMap that gathers and shares information on infectious diseases.

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