Google tool provides early warning for flu outbreaks

11/11/2008 |

Google's philanthropic arm,, has developed a Web tool that can detect regional flu outbreaks seven to 10 days ahead of CDC reports. Google Flu Trends works by monitoring trends in flu-related search terms on its search engine. Google plans to expand the service, which currently only covers the U.S., to track influenza and other diseases globally.

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