Although we published a way to track online the movement of the Swine flu pandemic using Google Maps a few days ago, it is by no means the only way to follow news of the new H1N1 virus and its spread. Tech savvy, or more specifically iPhone (and iPod Touch) users, will soon be able to download an app called the Swine Flu Tracker off the App Store. While, it is still currently in queue to be approved by Apple, there is no doubt that the developer IntuApps will be quickly credited by popularity for creating this app amongst all the Swine flu craze.

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The H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic has created a lot of anxiety at the moment. But thanks to the technology we have these days, you can now see the cases spreading in real time on Google Maps (once the WHO (World Health Organisation) has declared them).

The current H1N1 Swine Flu has been on the the headlines in the last couple of days. The H1N1 Swine Flu is a mutation of a port virus that jumped from pigs to humans. Already 103 people have died in Mexico, if you’re cautious about this outbreak and want to keep track of the spread of this possible pandemic, the below is a quick legend to looking at the Swine Flu tracking map on Google.


The different colour on the map indicate the following:

  • Pink markers are suspect
  • Purple markers are confirmed
  • Deaths lack a dot in marker
  • Yellow markers are negative


[via Gizmodo]

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