Well it turns out that Apps can do a lot more than keep your company while you are laying in your sick bed….they can give you medical advice! And as flu season heats up, an app may help diagnosis you! For a medical app that covers a plethora of icky illnesses, WebMD is probably your best bet (free for iPhone, iPad and Android). It’s jammed with data, and can present it to you in a [...]
Got Flu? Get App! The Word of App Technology Comes to Your Aid When Your Are Ill…There’s An App For That!
H1N1 has been very quiet around the globe for the past few months. As we get into the monsoon season (June – September) in India that has changed. There has been a total of 17 H1N1 fatalities reported in India since June 21, most of them coming from the south in Kerala and Maharashtra. There are a total of four states reporting deaths: Kerala – 7 Maharashtra – 7 Andhra Pradesh – 2 Uttar Pradesh [...]
One of the big learnings of the 2009 pandemic was the critical need for ongoing monitoring of animal populations worldwide to detect changes in the influenza virus. After all, it is now suspected that a version of the H1N1 2009 pandemic strain had circulated worldwide in commercial swine for over ten years! A study by Hong Kong researchers just released in the journal of Science reveals some disappointing news regarding surveillance of H1N1 virus in [...]